25 Nov '15, 1pm

Corbyn slams Cameron over threat to renewable energy targets

Jeremy Corbyn and David Cameron have clashed over the government's environment and climate change policy ahead of the Autumn Spending Review, with the Labour leader accusing the Prime Minister of failing to live up to his promise to lead the "greenest government ever". Speaking at Prime Minister's Questions, Corbyn challenged the Prime Minister over recent reports the UK is no longer on track to meet its legally binding target to source 20 per cent of its energy from renewables by 2020. FURTHER READING What the green economy can expect from the Autumn Statement Community energy groups threaten legal action over Treasury's tax relief changes Cameron ducked the question about the renewable energy target, but asserted there was a trebling of renewable energy capacity during the last parliament and insisted he remained committed to increasing investment in green energy. "If yo...

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