Polling day shambles for coalition over climate change policy

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Tensions grow as George Osborne's father-in-law claims chancellor is behind campaign to dilute environment pledges

The coalition's green policy is in disarray after an undercover film revealed George Osborne's father-in-law claiming that the chancellor is behind a Tory campaign to oppose commitments against climate...

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