Carbon Emissions

(asked on 27th April 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the UK CO2 emissions were in (a) in total and (b) per capita in (i) 1990 and (ii) 2019.


Answered by
Anne-Marie Trevelyan Portrait
Anne-Marie Trevelyan
Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade
This question was answered on 29th April 2021

It has not proved possible to respond to the Rt. Hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

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