Climate Change: Equality

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 31st July 2019.

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Photo of Chris Ruane Chris Ruane Shadow Minister (Wales)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effect of climate change on social and economic inequality in the UK.

Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Government has not made such a specific assessment though we do consider the distributional impact of our interventions on different groups, including low income households, in our adaptation planning.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/climate-change-second-national-adaptation-programme-2018-to-2023

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