Christopher Pincher (Tamworth, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate his Department has made of the likely contribution of the transport sector to the second and third carbon budgets under the Climate Change Act 2008.
Norman Baker (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Regional and Local Transport), Transport; Lewes, Liberal Democrat)
The Government's Carbon Plan, published in December 2011 and available via the website of the Department for Energy and Climate Change, sets out in detail how all sectors, including the transport sector, are expected to contribute to meeting the carbon budgets that have been set under the Climate Change Act 2008. The Government has not set emissions reduction targets for individual sectors, but various possible future emissions scenarios for different sectors including transport are modelled in the Carbon Plan and its analytical appendices.