EU referendum: Gordon Brown declares UK should be at 'forefront' of European response to climate change

James Murray
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Former prime minister argues that continued EU membership would benefit UK energy market through greater integration with continent

Gordon Brown has today made his first major intervention in the EU referendum debate, declaring that remaining in the union would allow the UK to lead global efforts to tackle climate change and take advantage...

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