MPs to vote on joining 10:10 commitment

A special opposition day debate could see MPs sign up to a commitment to cut the government's carbon emissions by 10% next year.

The Liberal Democrats have tabled the motion which is due to be discussed in parliament on Wednesday (October 21).

It will propose signing up Parliament, government and all of the public sector to 10:10.

10:10 aims to get individuals, businesses and organisations to cut their carbon emissions by 10% by 2010.

A spokesman for the campaign said: “It’s an amazing opportunity to build on the fantastic start that 35,500 of you have already made towards nudging Britain to a low carbon future.

“Almost 50 Councils – including some of the biggest cities in the country and a third of all London authorities have signed up to 10:10 already, with more joining all the time.”

Luke Walsh

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