'Britain deserves better': Labour Party calls for onshore wind planning rules to be relaxed

Cecilia Keating
clock • 2 min read
Ed Miliband, Labour's shadow secretary of state for climate change
Image:

Ed Miliband, Labour's shadow secretary of state for climate change

Opposition becomes latest group to urge PM to stand up to Conservative backbenchers and reform planning rules that inhibit onshore wind development in the UK

The Labour Party has urged the government to lift the effective moratorium on onshore wind in England and Wales, arguing the move will boost the UK's clean energy supplies and alleviate the ongoing cost-of-living...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports and exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Policy

How electricity demand growth is now being outpaced by new renewables generation

How electricity demand growth is now being outpaced by new renewables generation

Clean energy milestone signals renewable power sector is ready and able to keep up with growing electricity demand

Cecilia Keating
clock 05 October 2022 • 6 min read
A large majority of British voters continue to back ambitious climate policies, but is the government listening?

A large majority of British voters continue to back ambitious climate policies, but is the government listening?

Over three quarters say they would be 'proud' of voting for a party that takes action to boost renewables

James Murray
clock 04 October 2022 • 5 min read
Credit: iStock

Study: Failure to improve global waste management will push climate goals out of reach

Governments urged to make waste management policy and investment a top priority at COP27 Climate Summit

Cecilia Keating
clock 04 October 2022 • 3 min read