Liberal Democrat peers opposed a move to make fuel poverty a factor for the government to consider when in makes energy policy.
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Social media is increasingly being used by activists to hold politicians to promises they have made in the past. This time those MPs who promised to back the 2013 Carbon Target amendment to the Energy Bill are being encouraged to stick to their promises via Twitter.
Will Tim Yeo’s amendment on carbon make it into the Energy Bill – or will George Osborne again thwart the green path?
Ed Balls must do more to challenge the anti-green George Osborne, writes Liz Hutchins, Friends of the Earth’s political co-ordinator.
Following Ed Davey’s op ed today in Politics Home, Will Straw looks at whether the Liberal Democrats have already caved on a 2030 decarbonisation target.
The Energy Bill was a golden chance to meet Britain’s energy needs; however, the coalition’s approach only deserves one cheer, not three.
The rising cost of electricity and gas has become voters’ number one concern, yet today’s draft Energy Bill does little to address the issue.
Shadow energy minister Huw Irranca-Davies MP poses some of the key unanswered questions for the government’s new Energy Bill.
Caroline Lucas outline’s some of the good intentions of the Energy Bill – but warns that lack of realism, PM neglect or Tory sentiment could undermine its aims.