Osborne’s letter to speed fracking attracts criticism

A leaked letter penned by Chancellor George Osborne asking colleagues to speed up fracking in the UK was condemned today. In the letter dated 24 September 2014, the Chancellor wrote he expects “to see rapid progress on the following recommendations… a clear time table to implement the development of 3-4 exemplar drilling sites to prove […]

Ofgem sniffy after criticism

Energy watchdog Ofgem today wrote to three tabloids dismissing criticism as “completely untrue”. It was responding to articles in the Sun, Daily Record and Daily Mirror suggesting the body doesn’t know whether energy consumers are being ripped off or not. They were reporting on Labour’s claim that energy suppliers paid nearly £4 billion too much […]