15 Oct '12, 8am

Head of CBI attacks Osborne’s energy policy via @BusinessGreen #getCBE #greenisworking

George Osborne was increasingly isolated over energy policy last night, after the head of the CBI said that too much reliance on gas as a future source of energy would leave consumers and businesses dangerously exposed to further sharp price rises on global markets. After a week in which two of Britain's biggest energy suppliers shocked customers by announcing increases of up to nine per cent on gas and electricity bills from next month, business leaders are warning that the chancellor's enthusiasm for a "dash for gas" looks like a recipe for economic and environmental disaster. FURTHER READING Davey argues Scottish and English renewables are stronger together Updated: As Cameron hails offshore wind, Siemens confirms delay to planned factory In the latest blow to Osborne - before a crucial ministerial meeting to determine government energy policy this week - the director g...

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