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Joint Environmental Policy

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 6 December 2007

12. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what plans he has to discuss joint environmental policy with his counterparts in the governments of Japan and China. (171741)

The UK continues to work closely with China and Japan in its ongoing international work programmes. This includes the UK-China Sustainable Development Dialogue and a number of programmes on climate change. With Japan, we are working closely on a number of environmental issues including, climate change, biodiversity, forestry and resource efficiency.