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unstar this property answer text <p>Over 70% of the global economy now has net zero or carbon neutrality commitments, up from less than 30% when the UK assumed the COP Presidency. Over 100 countries have submitted enhanced 2030 targets, but we must increase global ambition to keep 1.5 degrees in reach and will continue to push all countries, particularly the G20, to do so.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister’s 10-Point Plan and Net Zero Strategy sets out our blueprint for a Green Industrial Revolution. The plan invests in green technologies and industries; leverages billions of pounds of private sector investments to create and support up to 250,000 highly-skilled green jobs, and level up across the UK. It’s a clear plan to build back greener from the covid pandemic.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>We have been working tirelessly to encourage donor nations, and multilateral development banks, to increase their commitments to meet the $100bn goal, which is within touching distance. We are also working closely with the private sector to promote and support initiatives which mobilise private finance towards climate action.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister’s 10-Point Plan and Net Zero Strategy sets out our blueprint for a Green Industrial Revolution. The plan invests in green technologies and industries; leverages billions of pounds of private sector investments to create and support up to 250,000 highly-skilled green jobs, and level up across the UK. It’s a clear plan to build back greener from the covid pandemic.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Customers who are off the gas grid will be protected by the energy price cap if they are on a default tariff with their electricity supplier.</p><p> </p><p>The Government believes it is essential that consumers who are off the gas grid get a fair deal.  There are open markets for the supply of heating oil and LPG in the UK as we believe this provides the best long-term guarantee of competitive prices. These markets are subject to UK competition law to ensure they operate efficiently for the consumer.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>No comparative assessment of commuting levels in 2021 has yet been made by the Department.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Statistical estimates on commuting journeys by rail is available for 2020 and earlier time periods. Table 1 below presents the proportion of rail trips that were for the purpose of commuting by year</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Commuters as a percentage of rail users</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>47%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>47%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>47%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2020</p></td><td><p>37%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Please note: due to changes in the methodology of data collection, changes in travel behaviour, and a reduction of data collected during 2020, as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, care should be taken when interpreting this data and comparing to other years, due to the small sample sizes.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Net Zero Strategy published last week reiterated the government’s commitment to deliver a net zero rail network by 2050, with the ambition to remove all diesel-only trains by 2040. Earlier this year, the government announced a £317 million investment to electrify and upgrade the Transpennine route between York and Church Fenton and a £78 million investment to electrify the route between Wigan and Bolton.</p><p> </p><p>We are currently carrying out the Spending Review which will set the Department for Transports’ resource and capital budgets for the next 3 years (2022-23 to 2024-25). This Spending Review concludes on 27th October alongside the Autumn Budget 2021.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.</p> more like this