Therese Coffey – 2022 Comments at G7 Employment Ministers Meeting

The comments made by Therese Coffey, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, on 24 May 2022.

Moving away from high carbon jobs to green jobs is a crucial part of achieving our net zero goals. The creation of high-quality jobs in sustainable sectors, ensures the opportunities are well paid.

I very much support the sharing of knowledge and expertise with counterparts across the globe and welcome the opportunity to build on the UK’s G7 Presidency of 2021. It’s essential we work together to grow the economy to address the cost of living.