Last December, Conservative MPs were briefed on Number 10’s strategy for the coming year. Beneath the roof of Brexit and the economy would sit three supporting pillars: housing, education, and the environment. The Government’s ambition of bringing our climate targets in line with the Paris Agreement, and enshrining into law a net zero target (as supported by over 100 Parliamentarians, including former party leader Lord Howard). This new net zero target would mean Britain no longer contributing to climate change – a remarkable achievement for the home of the industrial revolution. It will also send the clearest signal to younger voters that the party cares about the planet they will inherit.
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