The Wrington protest against Airport expansion

15 July, 2019

The Wrington protest against Airport expansion

Nick Coates, North East Somerset parliamentary candidate for the Liberal Democrats joined with more than four hundred others from across the region of all ages for a mass aerial photo shoot in a protest organised by Wrington residents against the expansion of Bristol Airport. (Photo: Neil Phillip...

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Action is required now on buses

05 July, 2019

Action is required now on buses

For more than 20 years governments have known that action needs to be taken to stop the decline in bus passenger numbers, that congestion was the main inhibitor of reliable bus services and that, to reduce air pollution, we needed to move people out of cars and into buses wherever possible. Consu...

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Why I oppose Bristol Airport expansion

07 June, 2019

We are all aware that there is a Climate Emergency. So why is any sensible government allowing extra runways or airport expansion?  All the councils in the West of England, and many further afield, have declared a Climate Emergency. The Committee on Climate Change highlights the fact that the avi...

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World Environment Day - Air Pollution

05 June, 2019

Today on UN World environment day LibDem and Bath MP, Wera Hobhouse, will introduce a Bill into the House of Commons to give local authorities increased powers to fine drivers of idling vehicles. The Vehicle Emissions (Idling Penalties) Bill proposes an increase to penalties for stationary vehicl...

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About Nick Coates

Find out more about Nick Coates, the Liberal Democrat candidate for the North East Somerset Parliamentary constituency.

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