Net Zero APPG

First Registered: 11/09/2019 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To secure a low carbon and clean industrial and economic future for the UK, embed zero carbon solutions and accelerate the UK's commitment to deliver net zero growth and innovation and a net zero carbon economy.

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Recent Documents related to Net Zero

1. Summary - Local government and net zero in England
16/07/2021 - National Audit Office

Found: government and net˜zero in England HM Government 4 Key facts Local government and net zero in England Key

2. Summary - Achieving net zero
04/12/2020 - National Audit Office

Found: and Auditor General HM Government Achieving net zero HC 1035 SESSION 2019˜2021 4 DECEMBER 2020 A

3. G7 Climate and Environment Ministers' Meeting, May 2021: communiqué
21/05/2021 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Net Zero by 2050 A Roadmap for the Global Energy SectorNet Zero by 2050 A Roadmap for the Global

4. Call for Evidence
26/08/2021 - Inquiry: Mapping the path to net zero - Environmental Audit Committee
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Found: Evidence Mapping the path to net zero: Local government and net zero in England The Environmental

5. Interministerial Group for Net Zero, Energy and Climate Change: communiqués
08/07/2021 - Northern Ireland Executive
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Found: Policy paper Interministerial Group for Net Zero, Energy and Climate Change: communiqués

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Net Zero

1. Net Zero Review
01/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Net Zero Review will take into account co-benefits, including - Speech Link
2: when we assess the cost of measures to meet our net-zero target, we need also to take into account the - Speech Link
3: recovery, because not only will that help us meet our net-zero target in the longer term, but it has been shown - Speech Link

2. Net-Zero Carbon Emissions
07/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: and behaviour change to support their target for net zero carbon emissions by 2050; and if so, when. - Speech Link
2: comprehensive net-zero strategy setting out the Government’s vision for transitioning to a net-zero economy - Speech Link
3: but quite an area of misunderstanding of what net zero means. Will the Minister encourage the Government - Speech Link

3. Net-Zero Carbon Emissions
21/04/2021 - Grand Committee

1: 10-pointless plan. We are still waiting for a net zero road map, the Treasury’s review of the costs of - Speech Link
2: of the timescale for delivery of our pathway to net zero.That was positive. It was also positive - Speech Link
3: Climate Change—the CCC—argued that the scale of the net-zero goal required it to be“embedded and integrated - Speech Link

4. Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Tax Strategy
06/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Lords, this Government are committed to net zero and take their legally binding climate commitments very - Speech Link
2: Lords, does my noble friend agree that, be it net zero or other overriding objectives, we will be best - Speech Link
3: Climate Change Committee report recommended a net-zero test for every government policy, and the recent - Speech Link

5. SMEs and the Net Zero Target
17/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered support for SMEs and the net zero target.It is an absolute pleasure to serve - Speech Link
2: Government funding to help with the transfer towards net zero that we all want to see, and from which all SMEs - Speech Link
3: play in financing; engaging with businesses on net zero challenges; and looking at opportunities and obstacles - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Net Zero
1. Net Zero Review
asked by: Andrea Leadsom
... what progress he has made on his Department's Net Zero Review announced November 2019; and what his timescale is for the publication of the outcome of that review.

2. Net Zero Review
asked by: Alex Norris
... whether he plans to include a cost-benefit analysis of a green covid-19 economic recovery plan in his review of funding for the transition to a net zero greenhouse gas economy; and what the timescale is for that review.

3. Net Zero Review
asked by: Pat McFadden
... what plans he has to ensure that there is a (a) clear timetable and (b) legislative pathway to deliver a UK taxonomy ahead of COP26 in November 2021.

4. Net Zero Review
asked by: Steve Baker
... whether an independent estimate of the economic cost of the Net Zero policy is being prepared as part of the Net Zero Review; if he will publish the underlying assumptions and calculations of that estimate; and if he will make a statement.

5. Net Zero Review
asked by: Richard Thomson
... when he plans to publish the final report of the Net Zero Review; and whether that report will include an analysis on the potential merits of using hydrogen to decarbonise the UK steel industry.

Latest Questions
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18 Current APPG Officers
Duncan Baker Portrait
Duncan Baker
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Norfolk
Joined: 24th February 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Local Democracy , Stroke
Bernard Jenkin Portrait
Bernard Jenkin
Vice Chair
Conservative - Harwich and North Essex
Joined: 11th September 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Classical Music , Opera
Sara Britcliffe Portrait
Sara Britcliffe
Vice Chair
Conservative - Hyndburn
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Oates Portrait
Lord Oates
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Alan Whitehead Portrait
Alan Whitehead
Vice Chair
Labour - Southampton, Test
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Baroness Altmann Portrait
Baroness Altmann
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Charlotte Nichols Portrait
Charlotte Nichols
Vice Chair
Labour - Warrington North
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alex Sobel MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 8295.


Public Enquiry Point:

Gill Morris, Vision10 . Tel: 07976 263869



Vision10 acts as the group's secretariat.

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Benefits in Kind
14 Jan 2020
Vision10 (a campaign run by sustainability hub and DevoConnect)
Vision10 is funded by Barratt Homes, EDF, National Grid, WSP, Centrica, and Atkins to act as the group's secretariat   From : 14/01/2020 To : 13/01/2021
23 Jul 2019
Vision10 (a campaign run by sustainability hub and DevoConnect)
Vision10 is funded by Barratt Developments to act as the group's secretariat   From : 23/07/2019 To : 22/07/2020

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Net Zero APPG

Former APPG Officers
Vicky Ford Portrait
Vicky Ford
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chelmsford
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Paul Williams Portrait
Paul Williams
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Stockton South
Joined: 11th September 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships