Barry Gardiner – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Barry Gardiner on 2016-07-20.

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the UK plans to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change separately and independently of the EU.

Mr Nick Hurd

The UK remains firmly committed to the Paris Agreement and to ratifying the Agreement as soon as possible. Until we leave the EU, the UK will remain a full member, with all of the rights and obligations this entails.