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Barry was invited to give the keynote speech at London's Stock Exchange at the launch of the Oil Market Futures report

Barry's message to oil companies and investors: it's reckless to plan for business as usual

Barry was invited to give the keynote speech at London's Stock Exchange at the launch of the Oil Market Futures report:  Read more

I am in Washington DC. And so it seems is every other energy, finance or climate change minister all the way from Angola to Zaire (as one Parliamentarian from DRC anachronistically referred to her country).

The World Bank Spring Meetings have drawn the world to DC. And I confess it does feel a little bit like a Paris Climate Reunion.

Barry sees progress on Paris climate deal and Sustainable Development Goals in Washington

I am in Washington DC. And so it seems is every other energy, finance or climate change minister all the way from Angola to Zaire (as one Parliamentarian from DRC anachronistically... Read more

Barry writes a letter to the Financial Times, describing how the UK Government's incoherent energy policy is undermining investor confidence. This letter was originally published on 4 April

UK's incoherent energy policy is undermining investor confidence

Barry writes a letter to the Financial Times, describing how the UK Government's incoherent energy policy is undermining investor confidence. This letter was originally published on 4 April.  Read more

Barry Gardiner MP has now received confirmation from the Minister of State for Housing and Planning, Mr Brandon Lewis MP, that the Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government is actively considering calling-in the planning application for the expansion of Byron Court Primary School following a request from Mr Gardiner earlier this month. 

Barry receives confirmation that Secretary of State considering calling-in Byron Court Primary School planning decision

Barry Gardiner MP has now received confirmation from the Minister of State for Housing and Planning, Mr Brandon Lewis MP, that the Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government is actively... Read more

Barry in the chamber

At last week's oral questions on Energy and Climate Change in the House of Commons, Barry pressed the government to account for how its policy decisions had led to an undermining of investor confidence, as detailed in the Select Committee on Energy & Climate Change's latest report

Barry presses Government on investor confidence slump in energy sector

At last week's oral questions on Energy and Climate Change in the House of Commons, Barry pressed the government to account for how its policy decisions had led to an...

Barry criticised George Osborne's Budget for making Britain more divided, in a speech to Parliament last week. 

Why Barry voted against the Budget

Barry criticised George Osborne's Budget for making Britain more divided, in a speech to Parliament last week.  Read more

“Forcing people in very difficult circumstances into poverty seems an outrageous way for any government to behave.”

This is what one of my constituents, whose husband is receiving treatment for cancer, recently told me. She is absolutely right. 

George Osborne's Budget fails the people of Brent

“Forcing people in very difficult circumstances into poverty seems an outrageous way for any government to behave.” This is what one of my constituents, whose husband is receiving treatment for... Read more

For the good of our economy, for clean and secure energy, for European investment and to keep our global influence, we must remain in Europe.

We are stronger together. #‎StrongerIn

We are stronger staying in the EU

For the good of our economy, for clean and secure energy, for European investment and to keep our global influence, we must remain in Europe. We are stronger together. #‎StrongerIn Read more

Climate change and air quality issues are deeply connected. That’s why, on the first of March, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Clean Air Alliance launched an initiative to join up these two agendas. Barry, as Shadow Minister for Energy & Climate Change, began the event with some opening comments.

Barry opens event launch of the ‘Lower carbon, cleaner air’ communiqué

Climate change and air quality issues are deeply connected. That’s why, on the first of March, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Clean Air Alliance launched an initiative to join up these two agendas.... Read more

Today, many schoolchildren in Brent will find out which Secondary School they have been offered a place at. Unfortunately, there is currently a severe shortage of school places in the Borough and many families may find that their child has not been offered a place at the school that they had hoped for.

Secondary School Places: Advice for Parents

Today, many schoolchildren in Brent will find out which Secondary School they have been offered a place at. Unfortunately, there is currently a severe shortage of school places in the... Read more

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