Author Archives: Clive Efford

Clive works with Friends of the Tarn to find solution to problems

Clive was extemely distressed to receive a recent message from the Friends of the Tarn that the ducks on the pond were dying. Continue reading

Scouts and Guides leaders lobby Parliament

Clive met Eltham scout leader John Twidale and his wife Bee who is a guide leader at Parliament when they came to lobby Clive regarding pans to impose surface water charges on charities and not-for-profit organisations. Continue reading

Clive introduces bill to eradicate hydrofluorocarbons from supermarket refrigeration

Clive Efford today launched a Bill in Parliament to end the use of hydrofluorocarbons—HFCs—in the refrigeration units of large supermarkets.

HFCs are having a devastating impact on global warming and supermarkets are responsible for more than half of all HFC emissions. Hydrofluorocarbons can be up to 20,000 times more harmful in terms of global warming than carbon dioxide. HFCs were introduced into widespread use chlorofluorocarbons—CFCs—were prohibited in the 1990s because of the damage they do to the ozone layer. Whilst HFCs do not harm the ozone layer, they are powerful global warming gases. Continue reading

Clive launches bill to eradicate hydrofluorocarbons

Clive Efford (Eltham, Labour)

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision for limiting the use of hydrofluorocarbons in certain premises; and for connected purposes. Continue reading

Clive attends opening of new Demelza children’s hospice in Eltham

Clive joined former Olympic skate champions Jayne Torvill and Robin Cousins at the official opening of new Demelza Children’s Hospice in Eltham on the Tuesday 3rd June. Continue reading