Energy bill: Tim Yeo calls for UK carbon target

A Conservative MP has tabled an amendment calling for the government to commit to a target to decarbonise by 2030 and to remove the "element of uncertainty" for potential investors in the energy industry.

Tim Yeo said it could lead to lower energy prices, but a wrong decision now would lead to a penalty in the 2020s and 2030s, and he expected some Lib Dems and Tories to back him in the vote on Tuesday afternoon.

Ed Davey on energy bill and government carbon target

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