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Ministerial Responsibility

Question for Prime Minister

UIN 127696, tabled on 9 December 2020

To ask the Prime Minister, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of creating a Ministerial portfolio with responsibility for protections for future generations; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

14 December 2020

Such considerations are already taken into account by Ministers in relation to their existing responsibilities. For example, the Government has a clear commitment to leave our environment in a better state for future generations.

A full list of Ministerial Responsibilities is published online: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/938090/List-of-Ministerial-Responsibilities.pdf.

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Prime Minister
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