Replace carbon taxes with green incentives, say manufacturers

Madeleine Cuff
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Government should abandon green taxes in favour of incentives to create a 'bold new' emissions reduction policy, argues EEF

Carbon reduction policies are too focused on red tape that pushes up energy prices and damages Britain's international competitiveness, according to a new report released today by manufacturers' organisation...

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