'A sticking plaster': The green economy reacts to Energy Profits Levy and household bills support

BusinessGreen staff
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Green business figures, campaigners, politicians, academics and energy experts give their verdict on the government's windfall tax U-turn

The Chancellor this afternoon caved to weeks of political pressure for a windfall tax and announced a temporary levy on oil and gas company record profits in order to raise an estimated £5bn annually for...

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