New Clause 2

Climate Change Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 6:00 pm on 8th July 2008.

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Duty to have regard to need for UK domestic action on climate change

‘(1) In exercising functions under this Part involving consideration of how to meet—

(a) the target in section 2(1) (the target for 2050), or

(b) the carbon budget for any period,

the Secretary of State must have regard to the need for UK domestic action on climate change.

(2) “UK domestic action on climate change” means reductions in UK emissions of targeted greenhouse gases or increases in UK removals of such gases (or both).’.—[Mr. Woolas.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.