It’s silly to give more support for energy bills now, says Rishi Sunak

The Chancellor has hinted at a potential windfall tax if energy companies will not invest in the UK’s energy security

Boris Johnson arrives in Saudi Arabia in bid to sever ties with Russian oil

The Prime Minister reportedly aims to persuade Gulf states to increase their own oil and gas production

Labour proposes windfall tax on North Sea oil and gas to keep bills down

The measure is predicted to reduce the average household bill by £200

Labour Party promises to electrify UK’s bus fleet by 2030

Leader Jeremy Corbyn has said the move, which will be paid for out of the party’s Green Transformation Fund, will bring “bus services into the future” and boost UK manufacturing

Three-quarters of Brits want government to do more to support renewables

More than two-thirds believe the government should be responsible for tackling climate change and reaching net zero

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SSE and National Grid move offshore to protect against nationalisation plans

The precaution would not prevent the companies from being taken over by a Labour Government but could help to protect investors

Labour Party commits to upgrade every home in the UK

The opposition party has promised the move would cut the country’s carbon dioxide emissions by around a tenth

Is Boris Johnson planning a ban on fracking?

The prime minister cited concerns about earth tremors which have been caused as a result of fracking in the past

Labour targets 52GW of offshore wind expansion by 2030

The party has announced the ‘People’s Power Plan’, aiming to deploy clean energy ‘at the scale and pace needed to deal with the climate emergency’

Labour unveils £3.6bn plan ‘to jumpstart an EV revolution’

The party aims to ensure EVs account for around 65% of cars on UK roads by 2030