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Part of Energy and Climate Change – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 19th March 2015.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) 9:30 am, 19th March 2015

Earlier this month, I spoke at North East Call to Action’s time to act day, which brought together organisations and people from across the region who wanted the UK to lead in combating climate change through decarbonisation and to build a long-term sustainable economy based on clean energy, green technology and skilled jobs. When I reminded them of the Prime Minister’s promise that this should be the “greenest Government ever”, there was widespread laughter. Why does the Secretary of State think that was?