green jobs

MP sees progress at Hull's Siemens factory

Diana Johnson MP visited the Siemens wind turbine factory site at Hull's Alexandra Dock.
Siemens £310m investment in Hull follows a long local campaign to bring wind turbine manufacturing to Hull and the Energy Estuary.
The MP is now battling for the Government to support the development of green energy in the Humber and to help ensure export access to the EU Single Market.

Hull MP calls for longer term commitment to offshore wind energy

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has called for longer term backing for offshore wind energy following her attendance at the Siemens careers awareness event held in Hull today.

Hull North MP Diana Johnson said: "It was great to see so many local people registering their interest in the Siemens green energy jobs that are coming to Hull.

"It has taken several years and a combined effort from Hull City Council, local MPs, East Riding Council, the Humber LEP and Chamber of Commerce, along with local businesses working together, to secure this investment for Hull.

Hull MP asks PM for green target to boost Humber jobs

Following G7 leaders' commitment to eliminate fossil fuel use this century, Diana Johnson MP today asked the Prime Minister for an interim UK 2030 decarbonisation target within two years.

Doing this would deliver huge further private investment in renewable energy in areas like Hull and the Humber.