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PM targeted over climate change stance at Lib Dem conference

Published on September 14, 2019 - Duration: 01:29s

PM targeted over climate change stance at Lib Dem conference

Boris Johnson has been accused of acting like a “climate change denier” in a scathing speech by Liberal Democrats environment spokeswoman Wera Hobhouse.

The Bath MP said the Prime Minister was using language on climate change that was akin to controversial US President Donald Trump.

In the first speech from one of leader Jo Swinson’s top team at the party conference in Bournemouth, she said: “Now, like Trump, Johnson is talking about ‘extreme weather conditions’ – he is moving away from the acceptance of climate change."

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Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats

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