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Ministers ignorant of costs of Boris Johnson’s green plan, MPs say

CLUELESS ministers have no idea how much the Prime Minister’s green plan to net zero will cost ordinary Britons, a report by MPs warned today.

MPs debated allegations No 10 had buried his head in the sand because of the sheer size of the bills.

Unequivocal ministers accuse Number 10 of having buried their heads in the sand on the sheer scale of the Prime Minister's plan to hit zero

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Unequivocal ministers accuse Number 10 of having buried their heads in the sand on the sheer scale of the Prime Minister’s plan to hit zeroCredit: PA

The Public Accounts Committee said that the target for greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is still too few details.

It wants to know the true cost to struggling families.

MPs fear net zero will drive bills higher as millions face soaring food and energy costs.

Ministers have yet to say how they will replace the £20billion fuel tax following the switch to electric cars, or whether eco-taxes on technology such as wind farms will hit consumers. .

MPs say and they don’t know how much people will have to pay to go completely green.

Commission Chairwoman Dame Meg Hillier said: “The government has announced a plan without answers to key questions.”

Committee chair Dame Meg Hillier said:'The government has announced a plan without answers to key questions'

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Committee chair Dame Meg Hillier said: ‘The government has announced a plan without answers to key questions’Credit: PA: Press Association

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/17814025/pm-green-plans-cost/ Ministers ignorant of costs of Boris Johnson’s green plan, MPs say

Bobby Allyn

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