Net Zero Emissions Target

Part of Treasury – in the House of Commons on 11th February 2020.

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Photo of George Howarth George Howarth Labour, Knowsley

The Minister will be aware that, as part of the drive towards zero emissions, there was a recent announcement about bringing forward the phasing out of diesel, petrol and hybrid vehicles to 2035. What assessment has he made of the economic and fiscal impact of doing so, and in particular the loss of jobs that will happen, because the industry is in imminent danger of collapse?