Neil is passionate about conserving our environment & is committed to increasing protections. In Parliament, Neil has been Chair of the Environment Food & Rural Affairs Select Committee since 2015. He has led inquiries into plastic waste, the Environment Bill & air quality, campaigning at every stage for stronger environmental protections. He supported the carrier bag charge, ban on microbeads & moves to plant 11 million more trees. Neil also supports strong action to help tackle climate change, backing renewables, take-up of electric cars and removing coal from energy production.