Brexit risks baking in a manufacturing disadvantage for UK business

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Refusing to follow EU rules on energy efficiency standards will put UK manufacturers on the back foot, Andrew Warren warns

UK electricity consumption is 18 per cent lower than 15 years ago. Some two-thirds of that drop can be ascribed to implementation of European Union energy-using product policy. Effectively, this policy...

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