The report from Climate Assembly UK, The Path to Net Zero, will be debated in the House of Commons on 26 September 2020. Climate Assembly UK was jointly commissioned by six Parliamentary Select Committees in 2019 to answer the question of how the UK should meet its target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
A Bill to place a duty on water companies to ensure that untreated sewage is not discharged into rivers and other inland waters; and for connected purposes.
The Library will produce a briefing or material for the second reading debate and this page will be updated when it is made available.
The second reading paper may be updated as the Bill goes through Parliament; alternatively additional papers will be added to this page to reflect the Bill’s progress.
Private Members Bill: press notice, Phillip Dunne MP, 5 February 2020
Water and sewerage companies in England: environmental performance report 2018, Environment Agency, July 2019
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Manufacturing: Data on manufacturing jobs, output and producer confidence.
Service industries: Data for the sector that incorporates the retail sector, the financial sector, the public sector, business administration and cultural activities.