Carbon Emissions

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 1st December 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, with reference to the Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution announced on 18 November 2020, if he will publish the (a) terms of reference and (b) membership of Task Force Net Zero; and how much funding has been allocated to facilitate its work.

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

The Ten Point Plan will mobilise £12 billion of government investment to create and support up to 250,000 green jobs in the UK, and unlock three times as much private sector investment by 2030.

The Task Force Net Zero announced by my Rt. Hon. Friend the Prime Minister will be tasked with helping government take a ‘whole system’ approach to Net Zero. Further details will be announced in due course.

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