Net zero strategy: Tory MPs’ anger over Treasury assessment on high costs

Net zero strategy: Tory MPs’ anger over Treasury assessment on high costs

Treasury document suggests move to electric vehicles could hit poorer citizens hardest

Anger is growing across the Conservative party over a Treasury document on the costs of the net zero strategy which MPs claim has been “neutered” – though sources insisted estimates had not been reliable enough to include.

Alongside Boris Johnson’s strategy to end Britain’s contribution to the climate crisis by 2050, the Treasury released an assessment warning it may need to raise taxes or cut public spending to fund the strategy.

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