The worlds of politics, industry and finance respond to the Tipping Point Declaration

Thank you to Amin for designing this logo

Thank you to Amin for designing this logo

On 12th April, the Tipping Point Declaration (signatory groups) was released by Kirklees Campaign Against Climate Change on behalf of its 77 co-signatories. The document was addressed to 34 key figures in politics, industry and finance.

78 organisations, many of them small local groups, signed up to the Declaration. Click here for the original news story.

In the Tipping Point Declaration, the co-signatories asked addressees to respond to the declaration and Kirklees Campaign Against Climate Change  undertook to keep the following up-to-date record of addressees’ responses on the news page of its website.

Public record of responses to the Tipping Point Declaration

(Date of response and hyperlink to response)

Updated 28/4/14

Leaders of Westminster Parties:

David Cameron MP, Prime Minister pg 1 (response sent by Gregory Barker MP, Minister of State DECC) & David Cameron MP, Prime Minister pg 2 (response sent by Gregory Barker MP, Minister of State DECC) (30/4/14

Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party – awaiting response

Nick Clegg MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister pg 1 & Nick Clegg MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister pg 2 (23/7/14)

Peter Robinson MLA, DUP Leader & First Minister of Northern Ireland – awaiting response

Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister and Leader of the Scottish National Party pg 1 & Alex Salmond MSP pg 2 (16/5/14)

Gerry Adams TD,Leader of Sinn Féin – awaiting response

Leanne Wood AM, Leader of Plaid Cymru – awaiting response

Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP, MLA, SDLP Leader – awaiting response

David Ford MLA, Leader of the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland – awaiting response

Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party – awaiting response

George Galloway MP,Leader of Respect Party – awaiting response

 

Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and Shadow spokespersons at Westminster:

Edward Davey MP (Lib Dem),Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change – awaiting response

Caroline Flint MP (Lab),Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change – awaiting response

Jeffrey M. Donaldson MP (DUP), Shadow Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change – awaiting response

Mike Weir MP (SNP,) Shadow Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change – awaiting response

Margaret Ritchie MP (SDLP), Shadow Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change – awaiting response

 

Companies involved in fossil fuels:

Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive Anglo American plc (25/4/14)

Dr. Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE – awaiting response

Chris Finlayson, Chief Executive BG Group plc – awaiting response

Andrew Mackenzie, Chief Executive Officer BHP Billiton plc – awaiting response

Bob Dudley, Group Chief Executive BP plc – awaiting response

Sam Laidlaw, Chief Executive Centrica plc – awaiting response

Francis Egan, Chief Executive Cuadrilla Resources Ltd – awaiting response

John McGoldrick, Chief Executive Officer Dart Energy (Europe) – awaiting response

Andrew Austin, Chief Executive Officer IGas Energy plc – awaiting response

Sam Walsh, Chief Executive Rio Tinto plc – awaiting response

Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer  Shell UK Limited (6/5/14)

Aidan Heavey, Chief Executive Officer Tullow Oil Plc – awaiting response

Ivan Glasenberg, Chief Executive Officer Glencore Xstrata plc – awaiting response

 

Companies financing fossil fuel extraction:

Antony Jenkins, Group Chief Executive Barclays plc – awaiting response

Stuart Gulliver, Group Chief Executive of HSBC Holdings plc pg 1 & HSBC Holdings plc pg 2 (25/4/14)

António Horta-Osório, Executive Director & Group Chief Executive Lloyds Banking Group (23/4/14) and Corporate Leaders Group attachment

Ross McEwan, Chief Executive Officer The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (28/5/14)

Peter Sands, Group Chief Executive Standard Chartered Bank (16/4/14)

 

 

 

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