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Life after the cabinet reshuffle for energy policy

Life after the cabinet reshuffle for energy policy
Published on: 04 August 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Life after the cabinet reshuffle for energy policy
  • How might the merger of DECC with BIS affect the government's approach to the UK's energy policy?
  • With the focus of energy policy seemingly moving back towards industry, do you think the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy will be a more fit-for-purpose body to achieve the UK's energy strategy?
  • Where does the re-shuffle leave the UK's renewable obligations?
  • Does the scrapping of DECC hint at a downgrading of climate change issues within the government's priorities?

Article summary

Environment analysis: The post-Brexit government reshuffle and the amalgamation of the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) with the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS), is a sign that energy and climate are slipping down the agenda, says Justin Butt, associate in the renewable energy team at Stephens Scown, but may also help address significant infrastructure challenges. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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