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Oct 22

Hi all I am a new member and my name is Richard Ellis.


I am helping to organise a meeting with Ed Davey at 6pm on November 2nd at The Exchange in Sturminster Newton on the environment, climate breakdown and decarbonising the world. As you will know Ed was Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change of the United Kingdom in the Cameron/Clegg government and is now Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats so is well placed to offer insight into this crucial and interesting subject and we are keen to encourage as many people as possible to attend as its a great platform to get a simpatico view as to how Westminster is addressing this most crucial of issues.

Please find the flyer for the event and I would be very grateful if you can let people know the meeting is happening so as many interested parties as possible are aware of it and we’d love to see them at the event.

Could you let me know if this is of interest, many thanks and warmest regards - Richard.


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