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Local Government: Carbon Emissions

Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 17 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what recent discussions she has had with local authorities on the steps they are taking to reduce levels of carbon dioxide emissions; and if she will make a statement. (263858)

The important role of local authorities in reducing levels of carbon emissions is often a topic of my and colleagues’ discussions with local authorities and others, most recently in the context of the Heat and Energy Savings Strategy and Community Energy Savings Programme consultations, which the Government published on 12 February.