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New Clause 8 — Parliamentary requirements

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 8:30 pm on 2nd June 2008.

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Photo of Paul Truswell Paul Truswell Labour, Pudsey 8:30 pm, 2nd June 2008

Does my hon. Friend share my concern that while it is obviously appropriate for national policy statements to address climate change, when it comes to the crunch in the individual application, the detail cannot possibly be encompassed in anything as broad as such a statement? The matter must be addressed by the IPC in the robust way suggested by my hon. Friend. The only way to ensure that that happens is to give the IPC responsibility to do so.

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