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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 10th July 2019.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party

In fact, we have an excellent record on dealing with climate change as a Government. We outperformed on our first and second carbon budgets, from 2008 to 2017; we are on track to meet the third, and the latest projections suggest that we are on track to deliver more than 90% of our required performance for the fourth and fifth carbon budgets; and we are the first major economy to legislate for net zero emissions by 2050. The UK is leading the world on climate change; I want other countries to follow our example.