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The future of UK carbon pricing: consultation

"This consultation sets out the UK government’s and the devolved administrations’ approach to UK carbon pricing once we have left the EU, and seeks stakeholders’ views on the design of a future scheme.

It is a joint consultation of the UK government, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland.

This consultation will be of particular interest to:

individual companies
representatives of industrial, power and aviation sectors with obligations under the EU ETS
environmental groups
This consultation is not limited to these stakeholders; any organisation or individual is welcome to respond."

Consultation opened 2 May 2019

Consultation closed 12 July 2019

Outcome published 31 October 2019

1 June 2020 - Government response to Chapters 1, 2 and 3 published.

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