Bill Progress

Historical Timeline

18 Oct 2022 – Westminster launch of Ambition Gap Report 

22 Jul 2022 – Totnes constituency town hall meeting with Anthony Mangnall MP

15 Jul 2022 – Second reading in the House of Lords – Youth campaigners open letter hand in

17 Jun 2022 – Tewkesbury town hall meeting

24 May 2022 – Westminster reception on COP15

20 May 2022 – Climate & Ecology Bill was drawn 8 of 25 in the Lords private members’ bill ballot and starts its journey through the Lords on the 25 May

15 Oct 2021 – Publication of Zero Hour’s Three COP Outcomes briefing for COP26

8 Sep 2021 – Zero Hour Childrens’ Lobby

21 Jun 2021 – First reading of the (updated) CEE Bill in the House of Commons in this new 2021-22 parliamentary session.

6 May 2021 – Over 1,400 candidates from 11 parties sign a pledge to support the CEE Bill in May 2021 local elections

26 Mar 2021  – Twitter storm in lieu of missed 2nd reading due to suspension of Fridays sittings. The hashtag in support of the Bill was number 1 on Twitter. 

9 Mar 2021 – 100 MPs back the bill

9 Feb 2021 – 30-minute adjournment debate on the UK’s response to the climate and ecological emergency and a case for the CE Bill

2 Sep 2020  – First reading of the Bill

The Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill introduced as a Private Members’ Bill by Caroline Lucas MP