Budget 2017: The green economy reacts

BusinessGreen staff
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BusinessGreen rounds up all the reaction from business leaders, policy-makers, and campaigners

Green groups have reacted angrily this afternoon to a budget address that made no mention of climate change and the green economy, while holding out the promise of further tax breaks to oil and gas companies....

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