'A plan for growth needs net zero': Labour's Keir Starmer hits out at net zero sceptic 'siren calls'

Michael Holder
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Keir Starmer said climate action was key to economic growth
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Keir Starmer said climate action was key to economic growth

Labour leader places net zero at centre of Party’s plan to grow UK economy as he pledges to establish government industrial strategy advisory body

Keir Starmer has promised to place net zero at the centre of Labour's vision for tackling the cost of living crisis and delivering economic growth in the UK, as he announced plans today to establish a...

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