Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Local Public Meeting on Fuel Poverty Bill: 28th May

A public meeting is being organised locally by the Fuel Poverty Coalition to discuss the Fuel Poverty Bill.

Date: Thursday 28th May 2009
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Venue: St Andrew's United Reformed Church, corner of Brockley Road and Wickham Road, Lewisham, London SE4 2SA
Chair: Ron Bailey - Fuel Poverty Coalition Director

Joan Ruddock MP - Member of Parliament for Lewisham Deptford and Climate Change Minister INVITED
Gemma Townsend - Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Lewisham Deptford
Cllr Chris Maines - Group Leader of Lewisham Council Liberal Democrats
Cllr Darren Johnson AM - Green Parliamentary Candidate for Lewisham Deptford
Mervyn Kohler - Special Advisor for Age Concern and Help the Aged
Ruth Bond - Chair of Public Affairs for the National Federation of Women’s Institutes TBC
Dave Timms - Senior Parliamentary Campaigner of Friends of the Earth TBC

You may recall from my earlier post that local and junior minister for energy and climate change, Joan Ruddock, talked the bill out during its second reading on 20th March. This meeting is an attempt to persuade the government to back the bill when it returns to the house on 12th June.

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