Climate Change Convention

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 19th May 2020.

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Photo of Matthew Pennycook Matthew Pennycook Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions his Department has had with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP Bureau on agreeing a new date for the COP26 summit.

Photo of Kwasi Kwarteng Kwasi Kwarteng The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Holding answer received on 18 May 2020

Dates for a rescheduled conference in 2021, hosted in Glasgow by the UK in partnership with Italy, will be set out in due course following further discussion with parties. Since the Bureau decision, the Government has been actively engaging with COP Bureau members, Group Chairs, Parties, representatives of Non-Party Stakeholders, our operational delivery partners and stakeholders in the wider climate community.

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