Tag: Politics

Industrial Strategy Highlights Bioeconomy

Overshadowed somewhat by the announcement of the Royal Wedding today, the Government has published the details of its long-awaited Industrial Strategy and associated sector deals. ADBA has been engaging with the key Government departments to ensure that AD and bioresources industry are recognised in this process and positively, the Strategy…

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Taking AD to the Heart of Government

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Charlotte Morton and Jon Harrison had an opportunity to take AD to the heart of government this week with a meeting with the Prime Minister’s Special Adviser on the Environment, Sir John Randall. Meeting Sir John at No.10 Downing Street, Charlotte and Jon had an opportunity  to…

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ADBA Party Conference Roundup

At the time of writing, Charlotte Morton and I have just returned from attending the main political party conferences. The gatherings are a chance for party members to catch up, Ministers to preen themselves on the main stage and most importantly, for policy debates to happen both in and out…

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Party Games - Parliamentary Update

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The formation of Parliamentary Committees is one reason why progress on key legislation has been so slow since the election.

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Poll-itics

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A look at the numbers behind the confusing political opinion polls.

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Election Update – Don’t count your chickens…

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Election Update – Don’t count your chickens… If you had looked through any of the Sunday newspapers last weekend, you’d think the general election campaign was a foregone conclusion. The Conservative Party had a twenty point opinion poll lead and seemed to be sailing calmly…

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Renewables, the cost of energy, and questions for the parties

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We’ve blogged before on the cost of energy debate and implications for renewable energy support, but it’s a subject worth returning to with energy companies focusing on green measures - albeit in this case for energy efficiency rather than directly for renewables support - as they raise bills. …

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Tags: cost of energy, Matt Hindle, politics, renewable financial incentives

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