Councils ask for national support on climate change

By Martin Ford | 14 September 2021

Councils have said they stand ready to take action to reduce carbon emissions, but require support from the national government.

MPs on the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee heard that the sector is being held back by a lack of funding and a framework for tackling climate change.

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