Green firms urge Lib Dems to retain local energy saving rules

Jessica Shankleman
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Sustainable Energy Association and Association for the Conservation of Energy write to MPs over fears that local authority powers will be ditched

A coalition of green businesses has written to Liberal Democrat MPs, urging them to vote against coalition plans to remove local authorities' powers to set their own energy efficiency goals, warning the...

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