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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:38 am on 3rd October 2019.

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Photo of Chris Matheson Chris Matheson Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) 10:38 am, 3rd October 2019

We were told by every leading climate scientist in the world that we had only 12 years to act to stop climate change. Unfortunately, that was almost a year ago, and the clock is ticking, so would it be a good idea for the Government to schedule—perhaps quarterly, at most—a statement or debate to allow the House to monitor and expedite progress towards achieving our decarbonisation aims?