Darren Jones, MP: net zero offers ‘huge opportunity’ for British businesses and communities, but needs the Government to walk the walk

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By Sepi Golzari-Munro

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Labour MP for Bristol North West and Chair of the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, Darren Jones, in the second of our 'ECIU Talks...' series.

Darren Jones highlights gaps in delivery; the Chancellor’s low levels of interest; trade deal deficits; and why the scale and pace of change to get to net zero by 2050 require bold policy, confident politics, and a focus on educating and supporting the public to understand the choices that need to be made. He goes on to distinguish Labour and Conservative approaches while defending the Labour leadership’s approach to climate and environment.

You can also read the insight that accompanies this video, as well as more extracts from the full interview.