Labour’s new climate change minister has demanded a ban on fracking. Danielle Rowley, who has been appointed as shadow climate justice and green jobs minister, also wants to see more onshore wind turbines and free bus travel for under-25s. The Midlothian MP plans to meet climate change activists, including the climate school strikers, to formulate Labour policy. She said: “As a campaigner I’m really excited that I’ll be working more closely with the climate movement, including the inspiring youth climate strikers, to urgently move the issue forward.
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