Transport Secretary Grant Shapps: 'Now is the time for a green transport revolution'

Michael Holder
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The government's Transport Decarbonisation Plan is expected to emerge later in 2020
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The government's Transport Decarbonisation Plan is expected to emerge later in 2020

Minister's comments came as the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership announced name change to reflect shift in focus to zero carbon road transport

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has suggested a "revolution" in sustainable, climate-friendly transport is already underway in the UK, as he insisted green recovery efforts would be at the heart of the...

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