Cameron to 'roll back green charges'

David Cameron with a solar panel at the time his agenda was unashamedly green

David Cameron with a solar panel at the time his agenda was unashamedly green

UK Prime Minister David Cameron added to the spiralling air of uncertainty surrounding British clean-energy policy today when he pledged to “roll back some green regulations and charges”.

Speaking at Question Time in the House of Commons, Cameron announced a review of the costs that environmental initiatives add to consumer bills and “a proper competition test” of the UK energy market.

Cameron was attempting to wrestle back the initiative on consumer prices from opposition leader Ed Milliband – himself an energy secretary in the last Labour government that was voted out in 2010 – who has made huge political capital after promising a power price-freeze.

Cameron said: “We need to roll back the green charges that he [Milliband] put Log in to read complete article.

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