The people have spoken: an interview with Hilary Benn


21 September, 2021

Episode notes

Shaun Spiers speaks to Hilary Benn MP about the IPPR Environmental Justice Commission’s recent findings. The discussion covers green jobs, how the UK can meet its climate targets and create a fairer economy, and Labour’s role in the net zero debate.

Hilary Benn co-chairs IPPR’s Environmental Justice Commission,  established in May 2019, which has focused on addressing the climate crisis and restoring nature, as well as creating jobs and a fairer society.

After two years of work and four citizens’ juries, the commission’s final report was published in the summer of 2021, setting out its vision for a more equal, socially just and green economy.

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