UK council to advise PM on energy opportunities after Brexit

It will provide high-level advice and policy recommendations on the critical issues affecting business

Theresa May: Labour nationalisation plans would mean people pay twice

The Prime Minister said the proposed move would see investment fall

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

UK commits £170m for climate projects in developing countries

Prime Minister Theresa May also pledged to share the UK’s expertise to help nations transition to cleaner and greener energy systems

Theresa May to pledge £106m for UK to lead in EV tech

She is due to make the pledge at the UK’s first ever Zero Emission Vehicle Summit in Birmingham today

UK Government proposes doubling plastic bag charge to 10p

It could also be extended to all shops across the country

Theresa May commits £56m for battery storage in South Africa

It is part of the prime minister’s package of measures announced during her three-day visit to Africa

Theresa May pledges farming policy will improve environment post-Brexit

The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy is to be scrapped and replaced with a ‘simpler system’

Theresa May announces new Environment Bill

It will provide a legal framework for the UK to improve the environment and reduce pollution over the next 25 years

Energy price cap to become law this winter

It has passed through Parliament and is expected to protect millions of consumers from increases in tariffs