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Fossil Fuels: Overseas Trade

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 157242, tabled on 23 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the President of COP26 on the continued use of public money to fund fossil fuel projects overseas.

Answered on

1 March 2021

The Prime Minister announced on 12 December 2020 that the UK Government would end all financial support for fossil fuels projects overseas. The Foreign Secretary has not had any formal discussions with the COP President-Designate on this matter since the PM's announcement.

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