Climate Change:Written question - 47350

Q
Asked by Alan Brown
(Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
Asked on: 15 May 2020
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Climate Change
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, for what reasons the Government did not publish the proposed Nationally Determined Contribution for the UK in February 2020 in line with the timeframe agreed at COP21; and if he will make a statement.
A
Answered by: Kwasi Kwarteng
Answered on: 21 May 2020

As part of our incoming COP Presidency, in partnership with Italy, we are urging all countries to come forward with ambitious new NDCs which represent their highest possible ambition. The UK will play its part and we are preparing to come forward with an enhanced NDC well ahead of COP26. It is our top priority in doing so to contribute to the greatest possible momentum and ambition ahead of COP26.

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