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Skidmore’s £80k carbon-capture job not declared in net zero report

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Former science minister says he followed rules at all times with carbon capture report

Former minister Chris Skidmore started an £80,000 consulting job for a carbon-capture company just over a week before the release of a report in which he urged the government to set a plan for investment in such technology.

The Conservative MP took the role on 3 January and registered it with authorities on 7 February—25 days after the report was released on 13 January.

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