In a speech, Mr Sunak said the UK needed "a fairer, better approach to decarbonising how we heat our homes". He signalled a major shift in the government's net-zero policy, with planned changes including:
Speaking about the policy shift, Rishi Sunak said: "This country is proud to be a world leader in reaching net-zero by 2050. But we simply won’t achieve it unless we change.
"We’ll now have a more pragmatic, proportionate, and realistic approach that eases the burdens on families.
"All while doubling down on the new green industries of the future. In a democracy, that’s the only realistic path to net-zero."
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