Reports: Labour poised to promise ban on new UK oil and gas licenses

Cecilia Keating
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Keir Starmer arrives at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton last year | Credit: Keir Starmer's Twitter
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Keir Starmer arrives at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton last year | Credit: Keir Starmer's Twitter

Policy set to be formally unveiled as part of string of energy announcements next month, according to reports

Labour is expected to promise that it will block any new oil and gas fields from being developed in the North Sea if it wins the next General Election, according to widespread media reports over the weekend....

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