What gifts EU green policy gives the UK

The EU’s environment policy provides consistency, consensus and a level playing field for business. If the UK left the union, it would have no rollback of green measures and no influence over future direction

Tom BurkeConsistency is becoming the rarest of phenomena in public discourse. We have a government that is simultaneously increasing the planning constraints on wind farms and loosening them on fracking. It complains about a proposal to freeze energy bills for two years while also planning to sign a contract for new nuclear that would freeze wholesale electricity prices at double their current level for 35 years.

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