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Climate Change: Health

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 88604, tabled on 7 December 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Climate Change Committee on its UK Health Expert Advisory Group report entitled Sustainable Health Equity: Achieving a Net Zero UK before publication of the Sixth Carbon Budget in December 2020.

Answered on

10 December 2021

We are grateful to the Climate Change Committee for the wide range of advice it provides the Government, which is discussed on an ongoing basis. The published impact assessment for the sixth carbon budget considered a wide range of relevant evidence including the advice of the Climate Change Committee, providing a solid basis for the Government’s decision on what level to set carbon budget 6 at.

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