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Sunak planning to drop net zero policies in pre-election challenge to Labour

Sam Hall, who runs the Conservative Environment Network of more than 150 backbench MPs and peers, warned that the move could be electorally as well as economically damaging.

“It will be important to see the final details of this, but slowing down climate action would damage the Conservatives electorally on an issue voters care deeply about and undermine the UK’s green economy, following a string of recent electric vehicle investment decisions this summer,” he said.

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