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Local Government: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL2182, tabled on 19 July 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to provide local authorities with clarity about their role in achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

Answered on

2 August 2021

Officials regularly engage with local leaders on a range of net zero issues, for example through the local energy contact group which last met on 8th July 2021.

Future plans for the role of local authorities in meeting net zero will be outlined in the Net Zero Strategy, which is currently under development and due to be published before COP26.