Peter Aldous raises concerns about the decline of the UK seabird population and calls on the Government to use the forthcoming review of the UK marine strategy to set out a recovery plan that includes both targets and a timeline.
Peter Aldous backs calls for more action to tackle the threat of climate change, highlights the opportunities presented locally by offshore wind and calls for the flood defence schemes in Lowestoft and Kessingland to be properly funded.
Peter Aldous highlights the UK's good track record in meeting the challenges of climate change but calls on the Government to do more to dramatically reduce carbon emissions from existing housing stock.
Peter Aldous calls on the Government to pause, listen and review the loan charge as those affected are not wealthy people, acted in good faith and had no reason to doubt the validity of the advice they were given at the time. HMRC is not pursuing the organisations that set up these arrangements and is retrospectively changing the tax position back to 1999.
Peter Aldous outlines measures needed to revitalise Lowestoft High Street.. He urged the Government to review business taxes, promote conversion of vacant upper floors to residential, look at relocating public sector activities to town centres and to support East Suffolk Council’s exciting plans to regenerate Britain’s most easterly town.
Peter Aldous calls on the Government to invest in further education colleges with a sustainable, financially secure and long-term funding model so we can provide students with the skills needed for technological changes and realise their full potential.
Peter Aldous seeks Government backing for the fairer distribution of fishing quota and more environmentally sustainable fishing methods which would encourage the revitalisation of coastal communities such as Lowestoft.
Peter Aldous outlines his position on the indicative votes, stating that he will respect the result of 2016 referendum and will back the Prime Minister’s deal if it comes back before the House as the best way to deliver Brexit in an orderly way and revitalise the Lowestoft fishing industry. He says he will support the EFTA option as a viable plan B.
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