6 Jul 2023

Government’s £11.6 billion pledge on climate is “in effect, a lie,” says former Climate Minister Zac Goldsmith

Chief Correspondent

We spoke to the former Conservative Minister Zac Goldsmith in his first TV interview since resigning last week over what he says is inertia on the climate crisis from the Prime Minister down.

He had been censured by MPs over his role in a campaign to undermine a parliamentary committee looking into whether Boris Johnson lied to MPs over lockdown parties at Downing Street.

We started by asking him about the looming by-elections facing his party…