Labour reappoints Alan Whitehead as Shadow Energy Minister

Alan Whitehead has been reappointed as Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister just three months after he resigned from the same role. The MP for Southampton Test joins Clive Lewis who is now the Shadow Business, Energy and Industrial Secretary. Mr Whitehead had stepped down as part of a wave of resignations in protest against […]

Treasury ‘dictating energy policy’

The Shadow Energy Minister has criticised the Government’s energy policies for being dictated by the Treasury. As Energy Minister Charles Hendry announced the National Policy Statements that will be the framework for the industry, his shadow counterpart took the opportunity to air the Opposition’s distaste for Treasury interference in energy policy. Huw Irranca Davies said […]