Amber Rudd attacks 'damaging' Hastings solar farm proposal

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Amber Rudd, the former energy and climate change secretary, is opposing plans for a solar farm in her local constituency |  Credit: Chris McAndrew
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Amber Rudd, the former energy and climate change secretary, is opposing plans for a solar farm in her local constituency | Credit: Chris McAndrew

Former energy and climate secretary and MP for Hastings & Rye argues solar expansion should not come 'at the expense of our natural environment'

Former Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has launched a campaign against proposals to install solar panels in a country park in her Hastings & Rye constituency, arguing such a move "would...

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