14 Jul '11, 4pm

Exclusive: Labour to launch Green Jobs campaign via @businessgreen

The Labour Party will today formally launch a new "green jobs" campaign calling on the government to step up government support for green companies and projects up and down the country. Speaking at an event hosted by BusinessGreen at the Palace of Westminster this evening, Shadow Energy and Climate Change Secretary Meg Hillier will launch the new campaign and also call on the government to appoint a new independent Energy Advisory Group to advise on energy policies, such as the government's proposed carbon floor price and plans to auction support contracts for clean energy generators. FURTHER READING Electricity Market Reforms: All the latest news and analysis Climate Committee warns UK water supply is "close to the edge" "I can announce that the Labour Party will be launching a Green Jobs Campaign to press for a proper platform on which green businesses can stand," she wi...

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