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John McNally

Scottish National Party - Falkirk

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Environment)

(since October 2017)

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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 1 year, 1 month 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 1 year, 2 months 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 2 years 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, 7 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, 11 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
1 Oct 2020
John McNally signed this EDM on Monday 5th October 2020

Problem drug use

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House is appalled by the number of people dying from drug related deaths in the UK; welcomes the reports of the Scottish Affairs and Health Select Committees following their separate inquiries; supports the presentation of the Problem Drug Use Bill; notes that its implementation would ensure the drugs …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
24 Sep 2020
John McNally signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 25th September 2020

Mandatory reporting on plastic packaging

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Labour (Co-op) - Swansea West)
That this House notes that UK supermarkets use some 114 billion pieces of throwaway plastic packaging each year; recognises that this equates to 653,000 tonnes of plastic waste, the equivalent of almost 3,000 747 jumbo jets; further recognises that almost all of this waste will end up polluting the natural …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
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Commons initiatives


61 Written Questions

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National Grid: Carbon Emissions National Grid: Carbon Emissions Economic Situation Energy Supply National Grid: Finance Energy Supply Electric Cables: Innovation Energy Supply Energy Supply Directors Biofuels Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme: Costs Fracking Natural Gas: Prices Natural Gas: Storage Natural Gas: Storage National Grid: Security Electricity Generation Energy: Prices Foreign Investment in UK: Environment Protection Exports: Protective Clothing Smuggling Smuggling Personal Care Services: VAT Personal Care Services: VAT Personal Care Services: Taxation Personal Care Services: Coronavirus Personal Care Services: VAT Virgin Atlantic Airways Wholesale Trade: Non-domestic Rates Public Expenditure: Falkirk Plastics: Packaging Children: Maintenance Females: Coronavirus Work Capability Assessment Work Capability Assessment State Retirement Pensions State Retirement Pensions Department for Work and Pensions: Cycling Plastics: Recycling Whisky: Scotland Migrant Workers: EU Nationals Agriculture: EU Law Food: Standards Neonicotinoids Driving Licences: Coronavirus Buses: Exhaust Emissions Electric Vehicles: Falkirk Electric Vehicles: Sales Electric Vehicles: Sales Garages and Petrol Stations: Electric Vehicles