Kerry McCarthy

Kerry McCarthy

Labour MP, first vegan MP in House of Commons - appearing in the Vegan Celebrity Zone

Kerry was elected as the Labour MP for Bristol East in 2005, and in September 2015 she was appointed to Labour’s Shadow Cabinet as shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with responsibility for issues such as food and farming, animal welfare, biodiversity and protecting our natural environment. She has been vegan for more than 20 years.

4:00pm - 4:45pm

How can we make politicians listen to us on the environment?

We know that food and farming – especially the livestock sector – has a major environmental impact, yet politicians and other decision-makers seem reluctant to act. Why is this, and what can we do to make them listen?

Environment & Food Sustainability Summit (Sunday only) full timetable