Liz Murray

Role

Head of campaigns, Scotland

Biography

Liz Murray is head of campaigns and policy at Global Justice Now’s Scottish office. She works to strengthen Global Justice Now’s campaigns by adapting them to the Scottish context, lobbying Scottish MPs, MEPs and MSPs and working with Global Justice Now’s local groups in Scotland. Before Global Justice Now, Liz worked as a researcher at the Scottish Parliament and as a campaigner on environmental justice for Friends of the Earth Scotland. Liz previously worked as a campaigner on green economics and climate change for Greenpeace in the UK and in Australia and as a volunteer in Zimbabwe. Outside Global Justice Now, Liz is a board member of Scottish food sovereignty organisation Nourish Scotland and a keen community gardener.

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Latest posts

UK officials conspire with Trump to force feed us chlorinated chicken


04 December 2019

Would you be happy to buy chlorine washed chicken? No? Nor would I. But leaked papers from secret trade talks between the US and UK show that both governments have been discussing how best to sell factory farmed chicken like this to ‘sceptical’ consumers like you and me.

The secrecy at the heart of the trade deal with Trump


03 December 2019

Every step of the way so far, the talks between the US and UK about a post-Brexit trade deal have been cloaked in secrecy. That’s the way the governments both countries seem to prefer to operate.

Will 2019 be the year that Scotland sets a path to zero climate change emissions?


12 February 2019

If rich countries are to do what's really needed to avert climate breakdown, then there is no option but to go for zero emissions - and soon. With a new climate change bill going through the Scottish parliament, now is the time for Scotland to do that.

956 reasons why the Scottish parliament should say no to the UK Trade Bill


08 March 2018

956 people and 23 organisations have signed an open letter to politicians in Scotland calling on them not to give their consent for the UK Trade Bill.  Here's why.

How Scotland can spare itself from chlorinated chicken


12 October 2017

The SNP have said that Scotland should be developing its own trade policy. We agree - and here are five ideas for what that trade policy could look like.

Time to step up our campaign to make sure Scotland’s voice is heard on trade deals


17 August 2017

Here in Scotland, it’s vital that our politicians understand that areas devolved to the Scottish parliament, such as environment, food safety, health and workers rights could be threatened by the UK government’s new trade deals. 

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