Green Hero - Louise Harris
By Keith Melton
Cllr Louise Harris (previously also known as Cllr Louise Bloom), is the parliamentary candidate for Filton & Bradley Stoke in South Gloucestershire. She has decades of experience as a Green campaigner, and a record of action going back to her student days campaigning on acid rain in the 1980s.
Louise was a founder member of the Green Liberal Democrats, having previously been a member of the Young Liberal Ecology Group. As Green Lib Dem Vice Chair Louise organised a series of highly successful conferences in the 1990s and was instrumental in ensuring that Green policies became embedded in Liberal Democrat manifestos.
Greening Greater London and Eastleigh!
Louise was a founder member of the Greater London Assembly in 2000. As Vice Chair of the Environment Scrutiny Committee she worked on the first ever London-wide waste strategy.
Later, as a Councillor in Eastleigh, Louise became Cabinet member for Environment and Sustainability at Eastleigh Borough Council in Hampshire between 2002 and 2015 and was a councillor there until 2017. Under her leadership, Eastleigh won many awards for it's work on Green issues including Beacon Council for Tackling Climate Change 2008-9, the equivalent of a Local Government Oscar, which Louise considers her greatest achievement in politics...so far.
Back to her roots!
"Bollocks to Brexit"
no borders or boundaries. The European Union has been a leading force in protecting the environment.
The climate emergency can only be tackled by nations working together."
Making Change Happen
Councillor Louise Harris is a key member of our Green Liberal Democrats team which can, together, make environmental change happen in Parliament, so we'll be doing all we can to help get her elected. Will you join us?
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