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Climate Change

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when he last met representatives of leading businesses to discuss climate change. (109960)

DEFRA Ministers have regular meetings with business representatives to discuss climate change, including meetings with the Confederation of British Industry and the Corporate Leaders Group.

Internationally, the UK has partnered with the World Economic Forum and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development to encourage more business input to international climate change policies. The Secretary of State will be attending the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos from 24 to 28 January where he will address chief executives from leading businesses on climate change.