Tory leadership hopefuls urged to confirm climate stance

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Image credit: Tim Hammond / No 10 Downing Street

As Penny Mordaunt signals her support for a net zero transition that could create three million jobs, Conservative MPs call on all leadership candidates to confirm their support for climate action

Conservative leadership candidates are today facing fresh calls to clarify their position on climate and environmental issues, after support for the UK's net zero targets emerged as one of the key dividing...

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