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Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 40603, tabled on 14 June 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, with reference to the European Council decision of October 2014 on a Climate and Energy Policy Framework to set EU-wide energy targets for 2030, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of a vote to leave the EU on the UK (a) reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 per cent by 2030, (b) making the target for renewable energy at least 27 per cent and (c) meeting the indicative energy efficiency target of at least 27 per cent.

Answered on

27 June 2016

I refer the hon. Gentleman to the statement given by the Prime Minister on 24 June:

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/eu-referendum-outcome-pm-statement-24-june-2016.

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Department for Energy and Climate Change