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Polly Billington

Director
UK100
Polly Billington is the Director of UK100 - a network of UK cities and local authorities committed to 100% clean energy. She was previously special adviser at DECC 2008-10 and Director of Communications on Sadiq Khan’s selection campaign to be Labour’s candidate for London Mayor. She devised and led the 100% London campaign, getting both Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq to commit to London adopting 100% clean energy. She has 15 years experience as a journalist at the BBC, working as the first ever dedicated Political Reporter for Radio 1 Newsbeat as well as Radio 4's Today programme, and was also Head of Communications and Campaigns at Citizens Advice. During the referendum campaign she was Campaign Director of Environmentalists for Europe.
Polly Billington
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 10:10 AM – 10:30 AM
The Power of Place: how local leadership makes the difference on clean transport.

Polly Billington devised and led the 100% London campaign, getting both Zac Goldsmith MP and London Mayor Sadiq Khan to commit to London adopting 100% clean energy. Here she outlines the crucial role local leadership has to play with clean transport.

Polly Billington
Director
UK100