Reports: Cabinet rift emerges over push to loosen planning rules for onshore wind in England

Cecilia Keating
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Onshore wind is the cheapest new form of electricity in England

Boris Johnson and Kwasi Kwarteng are reportedly in favour of lifting effective moratorium on new onshore wind developments in England, but plans face stiff opposition from his cabinet colleagues

As the government grapples with its emergency strategy for shoring-up energy security after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, there continue to be major disagreements within Cabinet over whether planning rules...

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