Shipping: Carbon Emissions

Department for Transport written question – answered on 14th October 2020.

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Photo of Rosie Cooper Rosie Cooper Labour, West Lancashire

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor the Exchequer on the provision of Government funding for the maritime industry to support the decarbonisation of that industry.

Photo of Robert Courts Robert Courts Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

My Department has undertaken extensive research considering the level of investment required for the UK’s domestic maritime sector to achieve net zero by 2050. This research comprises a range of scenarios assessing different policy options, including both costs and benefits, and has been published in support of the Clean Maritime Plan on GOV.UK.

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