MPs want British fracking put on hold

A group of MPs said fracking should be put on hold in Britain today – as they tabled changes to a law which would let oil companies drill under people’s homes without permission. Four years ago MPs dismissed the need for a moratorium on fracking but nembers of the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) have […]

Treasury slammed over green taxes

The Treasury has been slammed by Parliament’s green watchdog for giving green taxes a bad name.In a report published today, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC)claims that people see green taxes as a way to pocket more taxpayers’ cash rather than an incentive to cut carbon. Joan Walley MP, Chair of the EAC said: “Green taxes […]