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Lord Deben

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 234165, tabled on 19 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Governance Code for Public Appointments, whether he has had any discussions with Cabinet colleagues and officials on Lord Deben's suitability as Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change.

Answered on

26 March 2019

Lord Deben’s appointment as Chair of the Committee on Climate Change was made in line with Cabinet Office propriety and ethics standards.