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Policy Adaptation

Volume 493: debated on Thursday 4 June 2009

9. To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change when he last met the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to discuss Government policy on adaptation to climate change. (277927)

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and DECC officials meet regularly with colleagues in DEFRA to discuss a range of issues, including adapting to climate change.

It is essential that our Departments work closely together, so that our work on managing the impacts of climate change in the UK complements and reinforces our work to cut greenhouse gas emissions.