Lords committee adds its name to Energy Bill doubters

A working group has particular concern about the value for money of a new subsidy regime for nuclear, renewables and CCS

A House of Lords group has serious doubts about the draft Energy Bill (credit: UK Parliament)A House of Lords working group has added its name to the list of bodies with “serious doubts” over the workability of the government’s draft Energy Bill.

On 16 August, the energy and climate department (DECC) published a report by the group, which is chaired by Lord Oxburgh, former non-executive chairman of Shell. It is just seven pages long and focuses on three main areas of concern.

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