Briefing our MP on plastic

In September 2020, several members of South Beds Friends of the Earth had a Zoom meeting with our MP, Andrew Selous, about strengthening the Environment Bill that was due to restart its passage through Parliament.

He shared our concern that the Bill as it stood wasn’t strong enough, and we discussed ways we might help him improve it. He asked us for a briefing on why plastic pollution is so harmful, and in particular, to flag any evidence so far on harmful effects to humans. The briefing we sent is here