Carbon Emissions

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 25th April 2017.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the implications for his Department's policy of meeting the Fifth Carbon Budget of the findings of the 2016 Committee on Climate Change Progress Report.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC), through their annual Progress Reports, provide independent advice on meeting the UK’s carbon budgets. The Government replied to the CCC’s 2016 Progress Report on 13th October 2016, and the response can be found at the following address:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/committee-on-climate-changes-2016-progress-report-government-response.

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