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Julie James, Minister for Climate Change

First published:
4 May 2023
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In accordance with the inter-institutional relations agreement, I can report to Members that I attended the latest meeting of the Net Zero, Energy and Climate Change Inter-Ministerial Group on 23 March 2023, with discussions focused on the UK Emissions Trading Scheme and UK Net Zero Growth Plan.

The meeting was attended by Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport; Katrina Godfrey, Permanent Secretary at the Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture, Environment, and Rural Affairs; Graham Stuart MP, Minister of State Energy Security and Net Zero; James Cartlidge MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury; and Baroness Vere, Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport.