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Despite this morning’s Daily Telegraph front page headline, IPPR is not proposing to ‘scrap benefits for under 25s’.
This week the government launched a consultation into their proposal to require private landlords to check the immigration status of their tenants.
Today’s announcements about infrastructure spending are yet another U-turn for a coalition government which cut capital spending far too deeply at the last spending round.
At PMQs, David Cameron outlined that yesterday’s House of Commons vote against a cross-party amendment to set a clean power target for 2030 was the right outcome. While the issue might seem a long way from the electorate’s concerns, the result will have a serious impact on the working lives of many people in the country.
One way of supporting the UK motor industry would be to introduce a 2030 decarbonisation target into the Energy Bill to help decarbonisation the fuel needed for electric cars. If Parliament is serious about balancing the economy, it should accept the amendment before it today.
The motivating factor for many climate sceptical bloggers and columnists is often an ideological dislike of government intervention – but the route to lower energy bills requires exactly that.
Ensuring a reliable, economically viable and environment-friendly energy supply is one of the great challenges of the 21st century. In 2011 Germany embarked on an ambitious programme to transform its energy system. In future, Germany’s energy supply will be generated primarily from renewables.
New analysis published today by the independent Committee on Climate Change shows that every family in Britain could save at least £1,131 and as much as £4,525 if the government adopted a target to decarbonise the power sector by 2030.