Report & Video: Divest Hackney Debate

14 Dec 2015
Hackney's Pensions Committee, facing increasing local pressure, recently announced it would review its investments in fossil fuels. 

In anticipation of this, campaign group Divest Hackney, the Hackney Citizen and the Arcola, which is on track to become the world’s first carbon-neutral theatre, invited leading thinkers to discuss divestment.

Diane Abbott MP was delighted to attend and contribute to the discussion.

It was fantastic to see people engaging in this kind of debate, symbolising the vibrancy our of local community.  You can watch a video highlighting the debate including Diane Abbott MP's contribution here

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