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Local Government: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL2531, tabled on 8 September 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with local authorities regarding achieving net zero by 2050.

Answered on

22 September 2021

Ministers in BEIS and across Government meet local authorities on a range of net zero issues through meetings with individual councils, and with organisations such as the Local Government Association and the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers.

Officials in Government departments also meet local authorities and other stakeholders on the effective design of their respective policies which help to meet net zero goals.