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Liz Truss listens to industry grievances at ADBA’s Parliamentary Reception

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On 1 March over 150 farmers, who were either operators or investors within the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry, descended on the Houses of Parliament in numbers that demanded the attention of policymakers. Joined by over 60 Westminster MPs and Peers – including Defra’s Secretary of State, Liz Truss MP; Shadow Farming…

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Tags: blog, parliamentary reception, lobbying, liz truss, MP, Parliament, baroness miller of chilthorne domer, lord gardiner of kimble, angus macneil, neil parish, Defra, DECC, political, nick smith, sustainable farming, on-farm AD, biogas, biomethane, baseload energy, ian lucas, Derek Sivyer, Charlotte Morton

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Farmers rally to support AD in parliament

Today in the House of Commons almost 150 farmers will join around 90 MPs and Peers at a parliamentary event aimed at championing the anaerobic digestion industry. Farming representatives from across the UK will join the farming themed event to raise awareness about the technology's value to their businesses and the…

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Tags: press release, parliamentary office of science and technology, lobbying, Farmers, House of Commons, mps, peers, shadow farming minister, nick smith, eccc, committee, neil parish, Defra, policy, on-farm AD, farming, biogas, biofertiliser, CCC, small-scale, rural economy, reception event, decarbonisation, food production, green energy, clean energy, farm income, DECC, farming resilience, Charlotte Morton

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The political case for AD starts with you!

What’s changed? HM Treasury appears to be refusing to participate in constructive dialogue on the vital role of renewables in a thriving UK economy, and each government department is currently pre-occupied grappling with how to meet the hefty cost reductions demanded of them. Although the government has said…

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Tags: lobbying, mps, Parliament, lec, cuts, DECC, treasury, degression, campaign, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA joins green lobby of Parliament

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As part of a lobbying strategy in partnership with other renewable and environmental organisations, Charlotte Morton joined ADBA’s policy team in the House of Commons for a “speed up-dating” event aimed at engaging Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum. Despite most MPs being broadly…

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Tags: lobbying, Parliament, mps, political, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Malaby Biogas welcomes Julie Girling MEP on a fact finding tour of Bore Hill

Thomas Minter Director of Malaby Biogas hosted a visit to the Bore Hill Farm Biodigester by Julie Girling MEP for the South West and Gibraltar. This innovative and award-winning renewable energy business is at the forefront of Anaerobic Digestion (AD) technology development. Bore Hill Farm Biodigester provides a combined waste…

Posted in: Members' press release

Tags: malaby biogas, member's press release, mep, lobbying, biodigester, food waste, julie girling mep, thomas minter, Derek Sivyer, EU, European Parliament

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Richard Howitt MEP signs industry pledge card

Richard Howitt MEP signed up to ADBA's pledge card during a tour last week of Biogen's new £12 million food waste plant near Baldock, Hertfordshire. With party political manifestos due to be published, it is vitally important that we are pulling together to raise awareness of AD and…

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Tags: Biogen, European Parliament, lobbying, pledge card, food waste, mep

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Industry urges policy detail as Shadow Energy Secretary reinforces Labour’s support for green gas

Last month ADBA welcomed a Labour Party policy document, which reiterated the Party’s aspiration to make Great Britain a world leader in low carbon technology and green jobs. Key green objectives outlined in the policy document include: Creating a million new high technology, green jobs by 2025. Setting a…

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Tags: labour party, green gas, green jobs, biomethane, Derek Sivyer, Green investment Bank, lobby strategy, lobbying, MP, Parliament, lanfill ban, food waste

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Members urge MPs to sign ADBA pledge card

Many ADBA members have already written to their local Member of Parliament or parliamentary candidate, inviting them to visit their company or plant. For those who have not yet been in touch with their local MP, however, we encourage you to do so because this will help us as the…

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Tags: pledge card, lobby strategy, Derek Sivyer, MP, Parliament, manifesto, general election, lobbying

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Waste & resource management sector sets out its policy priorities for the next Government

The UK’s most influential representative bodies for the resource and waste management sector have written to the main political parties in England summarising the key policy proposals that they would like to see implemented after the May 2015 general election. A joint statement from the six bodies that make…

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Tags: tag, resource management, waste management, lobbying, political parties, Derek Sivyer

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