Whether it’s on a bridleway, byway or elsewhere, research shows that exercising in green space makes us healthier and happier. Many of us have found comfort in exercising in open green spaces and nature since COVID-19 restrictions were introduced.
The Environment Bill returns to the House of Commons for its remaining stages and we believe now is the time to be ambitious. We must put people and nature first and create places that make us happier, healthier and more connected. Amending the Environment Bill is a perfect opportunity to do that.
We’re asking you to contact your MP today to ask them to speak out and vote for Amendments 21 and 28 when the Environment Bill is debated in Parliament on Tuesday, 26th January.
- Amendment 21 would require the Government to set legally-binding, long-term targets to increase public access to, and enjoyment of the natural environment;
- Amendment 28 means the Government will have to include steps to improve people’s enjoyment of nature in its Environmental Improvement Plans.
Passing these vital amendments to the Bill would go a long way to meeting our aspiration for more equestrians to have safe off road access and enjoy nature.
Download our template letter for you amend as you deem fit.
You can use the following link to find your MP.