Energy policy negotiated as coalition leaders meet to discuss green agenda

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Cameron and Clegg concerned about threats by major investment companies that they might leave the UK

Senior coalition figures meet on Wednesday for crisis talks about the UK's stalling energy investment program amid growing political concern about the rising cost of customer bills and threats by power...

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