Infrastructure chief urges Chancellor to commit to major energy and transport upgrades

National Infrastructure Commission Chair Sir John Armitt is demanding action to meet the UK’s infrastructure challenges, with ‘clear and and lasting’ plans as well as stable funding

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Philip Hammond calls for more action on sustainable global growth

A new release from the UK Government says the Chancellor will talk at the annual IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington over the coming days

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Spring Statement: Industry responds

Philip Hammond has unveiled his Spring Statement – but what does the energy sector think of the announcement?

Budget 2018: Industry responds

The energy sector has responded to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond’s Budget announcement

Budget 2018: Plastic waste and nuclear fusion funding plans unveiled

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond also stressed the importance of caring for the planet

Energy UK calls for VAT removal from energy bills and energy efficiency measures

The trade body says that would reduce bills by nearly £60 a year

UK fuel duty to be frozen for ninth year in a row

The tax is paid on most fuels and currently stands at 57.95p per litre of petrol, diesel, biodiesel and bioethanol

Swansea Uni granted £36m to research green building materials

The university develops coatings that generate electricity from heat and light

UK to establish Green Finance Institute and skills taskforce

It will be jointly funded by the government and the City of London Corporation

UK Treasury refuses to attend post-Brexit environmental watchdog inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee said Chancellor Philip Hammond has also refused to send another minister in his place