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Ministerial Corrections

Volume 678: debated on Wednesday 22 July 2020

Ministerial Correction

Wednesday 22 July 2020

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Endangered Species: Developing Countries

The following is an extract from the Adjournment debate on 20 July 2020.

Since its inception, the facility has supported the management of over 3,300 protected areas covering 860 million hectares, and in totality the projects have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 27 billion tonnes.

[Official Report, 20 July 2020, Vol. 678, c. 1971.]

Letter of correction from the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, the hon. Member for Rochford and Southend East (James Duddridge):

An error has been identified in the response I gave to the Adjournment debate tabled by my right hon. Friend the Member for Epsom and Ewell (Chris Grayling).

The correct response should have been:

Since its inception, the global environment facility has supported the management of over 3,300 protected areas covering 860 million hectares, and in totality the projects have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 2.7 billion tonnes.