'He muffed it': Green economy reacts to Rishi Sunak's first Spending Review

James Murray
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'He muffed it': Green economy reacts to Rishi Sunak's first Spending Review

National Infrastructure Bank welcomed, but failure to build on government's new 10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution is roundly condemned by green groups

Chancellor Rishi Sunak today reiterated the Treasury's commitment to delivering on the UK's net zero emissions goal, announcing plans for a new National Infrastructure Bank, record investment in new infrastructure...

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