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Members of Divest East Sussex

Divest fossil fuels battle continues

The chair of the East Sussex Pension Committee, Councillor Richard Stogdon, has said that he ‘entirely agrees’ that ‘any encouragement to the fracking industry’ – such as investments in ‘fracking companies’ – ‘should be avoided’, as these are ‘not in the best interest of the Council’s pensioners … [or] residents of East Sussex.’ Cllr Stogdon also stated that the Pension Committee would be ‘looking at strategies for reducing – as far as possible – any investment in coal where we see that’s in the best interests of our pensioners.’ [1] Information sent by Divest East Sussex.

Members of organisations from East Sussex and across the UK at the first UK-wide gathering of fossil fuel divestment campaigners

Hastings links with UK divestment campaign

Campaigners from Hastings and East Sussex joined fellow activists from across the UK in Herefordshire last weekend for the first UK-wide gathering of fossil fuel divestment groups. Nick Terdre reports.

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