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Green economy must be next UK government’s No 1 priority – Lane Fox



Exclusive: British Chambers of Commerce head urges parties not to backtrack on eco pledges in run-up to general electionBritain’s next government should make the transition to a green economy its No 1 priority to reboot economic growth and avoid falling behind rival nations, the head one of the country’s most powerful business groups has said.Urging the Conservatives and Labour not to backtrack on environmental promises to score points in the general election campaign, Martha Lane Fox, the entrepreneur and British Chambers of Commerce president, said there was a danger of politicians creating a “significant brake on progress” by politicising climate goals. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/business/2024/jan/30/green-economy-must-be-next-uk-governments-no-1-priority-lane-fox

Author : Richard Partington Economics correspondent

Publish date : 2024-01-30 20:00:02

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