In the run up to the Bath & North East Somerset Council elections on 2nd May 2019 we sent a series of questions to all political parties standing candidates in the elections on their policies to:

  • Achieve 100% clean energy by 2030 (as proposed in the Climate Emergency Declaration, March 2019)
  • Increase community ownership of renewable energy.
  • Promote community engagement around climate change action.
  • Take the first practical steps to implement proposals in the Climate Emergency Declaration.

All local parties were approached, and responses were received from the following (in alphabetical order):

  • B&NES Independent Group (BIG)
  • Conservative Party
  • Green Party
  • Labour Party
  • Liberal Democrat Party

Here are the full responses from the parties:  BWCE Council Elections – Responses to BWCE Questions