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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:11 pm on 5th February 2020.

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Photo of Alex Sobel Alex Sobel Labour/Co-operative, Leeds North West 5:11 pm, 5th February 2020

I congratulate the hon. Member on his election. On hydrogen production for trains and transport in general, we need to think about how it is produced. ITM Power in Yorkshire produces its hydrogen using electrolysis, which actually means it is a zero carbon fuel. We need to take this in the round, because sometimes decarbonisation does not mean decarbonisation if the fuel still needs carbon and fossil fuels for its manufacture.