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Summer Budget 2015 offers more policy uncertainty

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, has today announced the first Conservative Budget in 20 years. ADBA’s Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, commented: Despite addressing the need to secure Britain’s future – both in terms of financial and national security – there was no…

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Tags: press release, HM Treasury, budget 2015, chancellor of the exchequer, government, Conservatives, market report, biomethane, Derek Sivyer, Charlotte Morton, vehicle excise duty, renewable energy directive, HGV, Autumn Statement, DECC, Green Alliance, RHI, climate change

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ADBA evaluates party manifestos

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Each of the main political parties have emphasised their green credentials to varying degrees in recent months. This week has seen each of the parties release their manifesto documents, enabling us to analyse their pledges in more detail. The Labour Party Labour’s manifesto commitment to support green gas…

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Tags: party manifestos, manifesto, Parliament, general election, Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, biogas, decarbonisation, Circular Economy, waste management, recycling, food waste, resource efficiency and zero waste britain act, landfill tax, greenhouse gas emissions, Green investment Bank, zero carbon britain, Derek Sivyer

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Conservatives offer deafening silence on green policy

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The Conservative party conference offered only deafening silence when it came to the subject of green policies. With keynote conference speeches devoid of any meaningful references to renewable energy policy and with senior Conservative representation at green energy fringe debates limited only to energy ministers, Baroness Verma and Amber Rudd…

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Tags: Conservatives, green policy, manifesto, party conference, Derek Sivyer

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Household energy bills debate: will green support be a casualty?

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Debate over household energy bills has been high on the political agenda since the Labour party conference in September, where Labour leader Ed Milliband pledged to freeze energy bills for 20 months if elected in 2015. As many of you are probably aware, the Conservative Party has now set out its approach…

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Tags: Conservatives, David Cameron, DECC, Ed Milliband, energy bills, Labour, Liberal Democrats

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Party Conferences: What's on the ADgenda?

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As the party conference season kicks off in Glasgow, the week has started with stories about the debate within the Lib Dems on the direction of the economic recovery. Yesterday, however, the Lib Dems did agree on the importance of green growth to economic prosperity, adopting a policy paper on…

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Tags: climate change targets, Conservatives, DECC, Defra, financial incentives, food waste, green growth, Labour, Lib Dems, Matt Hindle, party conferences, sustainability

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