Bishops keep up support for the Polluter Pays and other news

Bishops keep up support for the Polluter Pays and other news

We are very grateful to the Bishops and in particular David Walker, the Bishop of Manchester for their continued support for the Polluter Pays amendment. Bishop Walker wrote a brilliant piece last weekend (3 October 2021) for the Guardian settting out the Polluter Pays amendment and championing the proposal.

Bishop Walker wrote: “We will be taking our message, politely but firmly, to their party conference here in Manchester this weekend. And to every other major political stage we can speak on, until Britain’s homes are made safe.

You can read the full article on the Guardian website here.

We are happy to see the Bishop his article being fully endorsed by the Mayor of Salford, Paul Dennett

We received other notable mentions which shows how the awareness around the Polluter Pays amendment is growing.

The building safety bill – what’s new? – Lexology – 06 October 2021

A new update on the Building Safety Bill on Lexology. It has a mention on the possibility of the Polluter Pays being added as an amendment to the bill.

The full article on Lexology can be found here.

Huurkoopsysteem in Londen: droom of nachtmerrie? – de Volkskrant – 5 October 2021

The Polluter Pays proposal also made the dutch press this week. In an article about shared ownership the predicement many leaseholders face at the moment of course came up, including the Polluter Pays as the possible solution to this crisis. Our thanks to Patrick van IJzendoorn for the write up.

You can find the full article here. The article is of course in dutch.