Autumn 2012

Persuaded Government to abstain on EU Fuel Quality Directive vote

Photo of student crowd: No More Sorries, Nick

We persuaded the UK government to abstain from a key vote on the EU Fuel Quality Directive that would keep dirty tar sands oil out of Europe. Norman Baker was planning to vote No under intense pressure from Canadian lobbyists but over 16,000 emails & creative actions from students helped to shift the Government’s position. A huge win for people-power.