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Cameron challenged by solar boss over job losses - 05 Jan 2012 - News from BusinessGreen via @businessgreen

The prime minister was today given a personal insight into frustration over the coalition's handling of cuts to solar incentives, after the boss of one solar firm blamed "chaotic" changes to solar policy for 30 job losses at her company. David Cameron was answering questions from executives at small businesses during an event in Maidenhead when Erica Robb, director at Reading-based Spirit Solar , confronted him over the "weeks of chaos" that have resulted from the government's proposals to cut feed-in tariff incentives for solar installations. FURTHER READING Exclusive: Barker warns feed-in tariff scheme is already in the red Question Time finds Huhne short on feed-in tariff answers Robb took the prime minister to task over the government's decision to in effect halve payments to solar generators – from 43p to 21p – before a consultation on the proposed cuts had finished a...

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