Tag Archives: Ecology

Email to Eleanor Laing re. Epping Forest deer hunting

A young stag in a forestDear Eleanor Laing,

As you may be aware the City of London Open Spaces Committee has awarded a contract to the Capreolus Club, a private club for blood sports enthusiasts, to hunt deer in Epping Forest.

I don’t feel that this contract is appropriate for several reasons, including: Continue reading Email to Eleanor Laing re. Epping Forest deer hunting

Feed In Tariffs – reply to Eleanor Laing MP

A few weeks ago I participated in a Friends Of The Earth campaign to email MPs about the proposed cuts to Feed In Tariffs (the money people get back for generating their own solar electricity.)

This is my reply to Eleanor Laing’s reply: Continue reading Feed In Tariffs – reply to Eleanor Laing MP

Response to the Epping Forest Bill consultation

These are my responses to the City of London’s (CoL) consultation on the Open Spaces Draft Various Powers Bill, which could lead to charging for car parking, charges for dog walkers and excercise classes, even charging for cyclists. There are some very reasonable proposals too, mostly around ratifying existing practice.

If you haven’t already please sign the petition, set up by Epping Forest Forum. There’s more background information there too: Keep Epping Forest free of charge for the people

Continue reading Response to the Epping Forest Bill consultation