Labour warns Budget aims 'mighty axe blow' at renewables development

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Shadow Climate Change Minister slams government's decision to freeze future clean power funding

Labour has today accused the government of undermining investment in UK renewables, warning the failure to provide more clarity on the future of levy-backed clean energy projects represents a "mighty axe...

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