Public Meeting on Air Pollution at St John High Barnet

3 April 2017

On Thursday, 23rd of March at 8 pm, there was a meeting on Air Pollution and what to do about it at at St John the Baptist Church, High Barnet EN5 4BW.
 
Around 50 people attended
 
The speakers were:
 
* Jean Lambert MEP
 
* Aaron Keily from Friends of the Earth England Wales and Northern Ireland.
(Friends of the Earth are currently running a campaign called Ditch Diesel).
 
Professor Paul Drummond from UCL.
 
(Paul has led work on looking fiscal ways of how a move away from diesel vehicles could be encouraged by taxation methods).
 
*    Andrea Lee from client Earth.
(Client Earth have successfully sued the UK Government for lack of action on implementation of measures to combat air pollution).
 There were also contributions from the floor including from local councillors of a range of parties, and Barnet Lib Dems, Barnet Friends of the Earth, and Greens have all chipped in towards the hire of the hall.