23 Nov '11, 5pm

Solar cuts will cost Treasury millions and destroy up to 29,000 jobs: #solar

Solar cuts will cost Treasury millions and destroy up to 29,000 jobs 23 November 2011 New analysis by strategic energy consultants Element Energy, commissioned by Friends of the Earth and the Cut Don't Kill campaign has revealed that the Government's planned cut to the Solar PV Feed-in Tariff will destroy up to 29,000 jobs and cause the Treasury to lose up to £230 million a year in tax income. The research highlights the remarkable fact that this cut will cause the Government to lose sizeable amounts of money through reduced income taxes and National Insurance. Campaigners have described the cut as "utterly counterproductive". The estimated current income for the Treasury from employment taxes and VAT alone from the Solar PV sector is £275m - a figure which is even higher once corporation tax and indirect spending are taken into account. The proposal to cut the Feed-in Tar...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/press_releases/solar_cuts_c...

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