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Britain to create 440,000 new jobs with net-zero strategy - minister

Britain to create 440,000 new jobs with net-zero strategy - minister
Britain to create 440,000 new jobs with net-zero strategy - minister   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  
By Reuters

<div> <p><span class="caps">LONDON</span> – Britain’s net-zero strategy will create 440,000 new jobs in green industries by 2030, junior energy minister Greg Hands said on Tuesday, adding it included a zero-emission vehicle mandate to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by that time.</p> <p>“The strategy will support up to 440,000 jobs across sectors and across all parts of the UK in 2030,” Hands said.</p> <p>“The strategy sets that we’ll also introduce a zero-emission vehicle mandate that will deliver on our 2030 commitment to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans.”</p> <p/> </div>