Infrastructure

Treasury written question – answered on 17th April 2018.

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Photo of Anna McMorrin Anna McMorrin Labour, Cardiff North

What assessment his Department has made of the effect of its planned investment in infrastructure on the environment.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

This government is committed to being the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than we inherited, as set out in our 25 year Environment Plan.

On infrastructure, we will spend over £1bn per year by 2020 through the Renewable Heat Incentive to support renewable and low-carbon heating.

And, on transport, we are investing £1bn in supporting the take up of low emission vehicles and £48bn on rail infrastructure between 2019 and 2024 to take polluting cars and lorries off our roads.

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