2024 General Election Manifesto Analysis: Energy and Climate Change

This is the fourth issue of our manifesto analysis publications, supported by the Nuffield Foundation. This is our comprehensive guide to what the eight major parties’ (Conservatives, Labour, SNP, Lib Dems, Reform UK, Green Party of England and Wales, Scottish Greens and Alba) manifestos say about what they propose on energy, climate change, net zero targets and the future of North Sea oil and gas extraction.


João is Deputy Director and Senior Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Fraser of Allander Institute. Previously, he was a Senior Fiscal Analyst at the Office for Budget Responsibility, where he led on analysis of long-term sustainability of the UK's public finances and on the effect of economic developments and fiscal policy on the UK's medium-term outlook.

Picture of Mairi Spowage, director of the Fraser of Allander Institute

Mairi is the Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute. Previously, she was the Deputy Chief Executive of the Scottish Fiscal Commission and the Head of National Accounts at the Scottish Government and has over a decade of experience working in different areas of statistics and analysis.

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The UK General Election on the 4th of July, 2024, follows a period of significant economic and societal challenges. In a series of webinars, briefings, podcasts, and articles, we analyse the party manifestos and communicate the implications of different parties' policy commitments for Scotland. This is supported by the Nuffield Foundation as part of their general election briefing series.