We need to install more electric vehicle charging points, plant kelp farms, and offer Council Tax discounts for environmentally-friendly gardening.
Posts by Anna Firth
Anna Firth is a councillor and barrister who fought Erith and Thamesmead at the 2015 General Election. She is co-chair of Women for Britain.Follow @
An 80-seat majority is a fabulous opportunity, but we need practical, effective and popular policies to deliver on our manifesto.
Anna Firth: We need a plan to regain the university seats, and win over the students who flocked to Corbyn
We won the election but suffered badly in places like Canterbury, which I contested.
Anna Firth: Local Government, not central Government, has the power and the tools to combat loneliness
In Sevenoaks, we are using public health funding to pay for advisors working in GP surgeries to help tackle the non-medical causes why people visit their doctor.
In Sevenoaks we ran an uber-local campaign. I am pleased to report that this was a successful strategy.
Using our extensive links with schools, charities and parents, we have designed an array of internet safety measures.
Anna Firth: As a Brexiteer, the White Paper plan is not what I would have written, but it is a compromise I can live with
It is not perfect, but I believe it delivers the essentials of leaving the EU while also recognising the real fears held by many Remainers.
We can’t depend on the Government or internet providers to empower young people to use the internet safely.
My pizza-fuelled focus group confirmed why our campaign was so unattractive to these voters, and how we can win them over.
Women are the most important group of swing voters in the EU referendum campaign: Harriet Harman has a point.