John McNally

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Environment)

(since October 2017)
John McNally Portrait

Scottish National Party

Member for Falkirk

john.mcnally.mp@parliament.uk / johnmcnallymp
Select Committees
Environmental Audit Committee (since March 2020)

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George Eustice (Conservative) Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (13 debate interactions) View debates with Charles Eustice John Bercow (Speaker) (12 debate interactions) View debates with John Bercow Michael Gove (Conservative) Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (12 debate interactions) View debates with Michael Gove View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Falkirk Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
109,076
Petition Closed

Restore nature on a massive scale to help stop climate breakdown

Gov Responded - 2 May 2019 Debated on - 28 Oct 2019 View John McNally's petition debate contributions
17 Oct 2019
closed 8 months, 4 weeks ago

To avoid a climate emergency we need to act fast. Rewilding and other natural climate solutions can draw millions of tonnes of CO2 out of the air through restoring and protecting our living systems. We call on the UK government to make a bold financial and political commitment to nature's recovery.

365,508
Petition Closed

Make 'netting' hedgerows to prevent birds from nesting a criminal offence.

Gov Responded - 4 Nov 2019 Debated on - 13 May 2019 View John McNally's petition debate contributions
18 Sep 2019
closed 9 months, 3 weeks ago

Developers, and other interested parties are circumventing laws protecting birds by 'netting' hedgerows to prevent birds from nesting.

This facilitates the uprooting of hedgerows which aid biodiversity and provide the only remaining nesting sites for birds, whose numbers are in sharp decline.

89,802
Petition Closed

Ban the sale of products containing unsustainably sourced palm oil in the UK

Gov Responded - 22 Nov 2018 Debated on - 10 Dec 2018 View John McNally's petition debate contributions
16 Nov 2018
closed 1 year, 7 months ago

Global production of and demand for palm oil is increasing rapidly. But this is at the expense of tropical rain-forests which form critical habitats for many endangered species and a lifeline for some human communities. Palm oil can be found in many foods and other household items. We can all help.

307,897
Petition Closed

Ban the sale of fireworks to the public. Displays for licenced venues only.

Gov Responded - 21 Nov 2018 Debated on - 26 Nov 2018 View John McNally's petition debate contributions
30 Apr 2019
closed 1 year, 2 months ago

Every year fireworks are set off unnecessarily.
Fireworks are a nuisance to the public. They scare animals, young children and people with a phobia.
They injure thousands of people every year.
They cause damage to buildings, vehicles,emergancy vehicles etc.
Lastly Kids are STILL being sold them.

128,001
Petition Closed

Require supermarkets to offer a plastic-free option for all their fruit & veg.

Gov Responded - 7 Nov 2018 Debated on - 12 Nov 2018 View John McNally's petition debate contributions
21 Dec 2018
closed 1 year, 6 months ago

In response to the problem of an ever-increasing amount of plastic waste polluting our environment, we need to make supermarkets offer an option of no packaging or eco-friendly packaging for each item of fresh fruit and vegetables they sell.


Most recent EDMs signed by John McNally

Date Tabled Title Signatures
7 Jul 2020
John McNally signed this EDM on Wednesday 8th July 2020

Scotland’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic

Tabled by: Neale Hanvey (Scottish National Party - Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
That this House notes the widely acknowledged and continuing success of the Scottish Government’s public health measures in driving down coronavirus related infection and mortality rates; recognises the continuing need for responsible observation of behaviours that limit the spread of the virus and help keep everyone safe; pays tribute to …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 46
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
9 Mar 2020
John McNally signed this EDM on Wednesday 8th July 2020

Real fur imports

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House urges the Government to introduce legislation to ban the imports and sales of real fur products; notes that the UK has long banned the main methods of fur so-called production, namely leg-hold trapping and fur factory farming, due to their inherent cruelty; believes that, in view of …
111 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 46
Scottish National Party: 37
Liberal Democrat: 11
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
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