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Low-carbon Economy (Employment Opportunities)

Part of Energy and Climate Change – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 9th July 2009.

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Photo of Tony Lloyd Tony Lloyd Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party 10:30 am, 9th July 2009

My right hon. Friend has already made it clear in other answers how exciting the prospects are for the green revolution, which will create wealth and jobs. Given that public sector money will not be the most abundant resource available, what can be done to ensure that we mobilise those at the cutting edge of the industrial revolution, and not simply have a scattergun approach, which will lead to the sort of waste that we cannot afford?

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