Suffolk County Council declare a climate emergency

campaigners celebrate the success of the motion to declare a climate emergency in March

Suffolk Coastal Council declared a climate emergency on 21st March.

The motion was proposed by councillors from Waveney Green Party. SCGP candidate for Melton, Rachel Smith-Lyte, spoke outside the building before the meeting. Her question on the council’s investment of pension funds in fossil fuel companies was later covered by the local press.