Thursday 22 April 2021 / 5:20 PM Anna McMorrin / International Development

Anna McMorrin responds to PM’s comments on government support for Least Developed Countries at US Climate Leaders’ Summit

Anna McMorrin MP, Shadow Minister for International Development, responding to Prime Minister’s comments at the US Climate Leaders’ Summit about government support for the Least Developed Countries, said:

“The Prime Minister’s statement highlights the gulf between his government’s climate rhetoric and delivery.

“Stripping away vital aid funding as well as continued funding of fossil fuel projects overseas despite his government’s new policy shows talk is cheap. This Government’s hypocrisy must end.

“This Earth Day world leaders must listen and learn from climate vulnerable communities everywhere and ensure they are at the heart of decision-making and mobilise the finance to advance progress. Taking real climate action will mean greater health, prosperity and security for all home and aboard, from East Africa to East Yorkshire.”