Labour leadership hopefuls urged to embrace green agenda

James S Murray

Shadow environment minister Barry Gardiner calls on leadership candidates to deliver bold green policies as he prepares for Environmental Audit Committee vote

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the environment and the green economy have not enjoyed much of an airing in the early exchanges of the Labour leadership campaign. Liz Kendall granted an interview with the Guardian...

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