Hilary Benn: The South Downs National Park in a Net-Zero World
Join Friends of the South Downs on Thursday 18 May at 7pm for an online talk as they explore current issues facing the South Downs National Park in a net-zero world.
Hilary was appointed to DEFRA as Secretary of State in 2007, when Gordon Brown became Prime Minister. At DEFRA, he helped to put the ground-breaking Climate Change Act on the statute book and piloted the Marine and Coastal Access Act – which will protect our marine ecosystems – into law. He also created the South Downs National Park. On 12 November 2009, Hilary came to Ditchling to sign the order confirming the designation of the South Downs National Park.
Tickets £10, proceeds to benefit Friends of the South Downs and Campaign for National Parks.