‘Transport in Exeter and Devon: Fighting the Climate Crisis’

Hosted by Exeter Labour for a Green New Deal, Monday 24th January at 19:30 on Zoom.  

Speakers include transport activists and policy makers.

Road transport accounts for 31% of Devon’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the   largest emitter in the county.

Following on from our successful event in October at Exeter University, Exeter Labour for a Green New Deal are hosting an online Zoom event to discuss how to tackle the climate crisis through transport policies and campaigning and 

The panel event will feature short presentations  a question and answer session. 

Panel members

  • Anna Semlyen – Campaign Manager, “20’s Plenty for Us”- lowering speed limits 
  • Mike Walton – Chair, Exeter Cycling Campaign who will be presenting on decarbonising transport
  • Councillor Rachel Sutton – Exeter City Council lead councillor on Net Zero Carbon Exeter 2030 
  • Councillor Steve Race – Hackney Council, Member of the Skills, Economy, & Growth Scrutiny Commission who will be presenting on Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs)
  • Councillor Tom Hayes – Oxford City Council, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Green Transport and Zero Carbon Oxford who will be presenting on Ultra Low Emission Zones (ULEZ)
  • Chris Hinchliff – Rural Transport Campaigns and Policy Officer, CPRE The Countryside Charity, who will be presenting on the Every Village, Every Hour, campaign to improve rural buses.
  • Councillor Danny Barnes – Devon County Council 
  • Ben Bradshaw MP

Join us at this free panel event on January 24th by registering for a ticket here: https://transportinexeteranddevon.eventbrite.co.uk 

Questions for the panel can be sent to exeterlgnd@gmail.com