Climate Change: EU Action:Written question - 193484

(Bristol West)
Asked on: 20 November 2018
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Climate Change: EU Action
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government plans to maintain alignment with EU climate change policy after the UK leaves the EU.
Answered by: Claire Perry
Answered on: 28 November 2018

UK government’s action to tackle climate change is framed by the Climate Change Act. This is domestic legislation and is therefore unaffected by exiting the EU.

The UK is committed to international cooperation, including with the EU, on issues of shared interest including climate change.

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