Ed Miliband: honour promises on jabs to poor countries to save Cop26 deal

Ed Miliband: honour promises on jabs to poor countries to save Cop26 deal

Labour’s shadow business secretary says the government must ‘rebuild trust’ after a series of missteps on way to climate summit

Boris Johnson should set out plans to provide Covid-19 vaccinations to all developing countries to achieve a global climate deal, Labour’s shadow business secretary, Ed Miliband, has urged.

Only 2% of the population of developing countries have been inoculated, despite promises by rich nations. Ensuring the rest have access to vaccines would build trust with the poor world which is lacking, Miliband said, ahead of the vital UN Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow in November.

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