Thursday, 19 November 2020
The Midlands can play a key role in the UK’s so-called “green industrial revolution,” according to the Government’s Minister for Business, Energy and Clean Growth.
Kwasi Kwarteng MP pledged to back the region’s automotive sector in the transition to electric vehicles.
He was speaking at today’s (Thursday 19 November) East Midlands Energy Summit, run by East Midlands Chamber, a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled a 10-point plan to unleash a “green industrial revolution” – headlined by bringing forward a ban on new petrol and diesel car sales to 2030.
Mr Kwarteng said: “We’ll support regions such as the Midlands by backing our world-leading automotive sector to
link source - East Midlands Chamber