Posts tagged with ‘Phil Grant’

  • Industry responds to Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd’s speech on a new direction for UK energy policy

    By Debbie Eales on November 19, 2015
    The Energy Secretary Amber Rudd MP announced sweeping changes to the UK’s energy policy on November 18th (https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/amber-rudds-speech-on-a-new-direction-for-uk-energy-policy), phasing out ‘dirty’ coal-fired power stations by 2025 in favour of a fleet of new gas and nuclear facilities. But the plans to reduce carbon emissions through greener generation made little mention of reducing the demand for power through greater energy efficiency. […]
  • Mixed industry response to first Conservative Budget in 19 years

    By Debbie Eales on July 9, 2015
    BSEE asked some industry insiders for their immediate reaction to the new Government’s first Conservative-only Budget. Here’s their reaction… Julia Evans, BSRIA Chief Executive One million extra jobs to be created by 2020/new apprenticeship levy for large employers BSRIA welcomes this announcement – and with the construction industry “crying out” for highly skilled staff – investment is needed now – […]