Sue Hayman MP

Your voice for Workington Constituency

Environment

Sue writes to Minister on increased environmental permit charges

Sue has today written to the Floods Minister, Dr Therese Coffey MP, with her concerns regarding the Environment Agency’s proposed changes to charges for river and flood management. A number of local flood action groups in Cumbria have raised their own significant concerns with the process. Under the proposals, schemes with drivers to enhance the… Read More

Sue welcomes Government support for pesticide ban

Sue has welcomed the Government’s recent support for a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been found to be harmful to bee populations. A parliamentary debate was held yesterday, Tuesday 14th November, following a large public lobbying campaign on the falling pollinator population across the country. Since her election as an MP in 2015, Sue… Read More

Sue pledges support for elephants

Sue is supporting urgent calls from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for greater protection for elephants which are being decimated for the ivory trade. Elephant populations are at an all-time low with the species facing extinction due to the ivory poaching crisis which is killing at least 20,000 elephants each year, and the… Read More

Sue meets RSPCA inspectors in Parliament

Sue started the new Parliamentary term highlighting the importance of animal welfare by meeting with the RSPCA and their inspectors. The RSPCA is the leading organisation on animal welfare in England and Wales, and its influence has spread world-wide. Their work encompasses companion animals, farm animals, wildlife and animals used in research, and includes education… Read More

Shadow Environment Secretary champions British farming

Sue has today thrown her support behind the National Farmers Union’s #BackBritishFarming campaign in Parliament. Sue and MPs from the Shadow Environment team joined members from across the House of Commons, including Jeremy Corbyn and Labour’s Shadow Cabinet, in demonstrating their support for Britain’s vital agricultural industry, by wearing wheat pin-badges during Prime Minister’s Questions,… Read More