The first day of the Report stage of the High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill saw four votes on amendments, three of which Jenny voted for in an attempt to improve the project if it cannot be stopped:Continue reading “HS2: Destruction and broken promises”
The CHIS (spycops) Bill is in the Lords at the moment. The Minister couldn’t tell me if criminals who are authorised as police spies will be able to keep the proceeds of any criminal activity during the period when they are immune from prosecution. At the moment criminal proceeds are often confiscated by the state. Will they be taxed instead? I have written asking again…Continue reading “Will state authorised spies keep the money they make from crimes?”
We should cancel HS2 and reallocate all public funds to a zero carbon transport future – why the Green Party voted to oppose HS2.Continue reading “HS2 opposition and alternatives”
It is obvious that the Bill hugely expands the state’s ability to authorise criminal conduct and grant legal immunity to criminals. Surely the Government understand this and can see that it is wrong to try to legislate like this.Continue reading “Covert Human Intelligence Sources: Immunity from crime for criminals and no recourse to justice for victims”
As Jacob Rees-Mogg, as leader of the Commons, continues to attack remote voting and to resist the Commons working more remotely during Covid, Jenny responds in the Lords. She disagrees with any peers who think that being in the chamber should give them more priority than than those who are working remotely.
Thank you for your response to my previous letter regarding incineration and climate change. I am writing to you ahead of the publication of the CCC 6th Carbon Budget advice to government to draw your attention to serious failures in your previous analysis of this issue.
If all the incinerators in our planning process are built in the next few years we will double our capacity to burn waste and double greenhouse gas emissions. So if government aims to reduce the waste we produce, do we have less recycling or import more waste?
The Internal Market Bill may place a lot of extra burdens on small businesses.