Energy and Environment

Cut government intervention to reduce costs


Energy and Environment

Annabel Denham writes for The Spectator

In the Media

Emily Carver writes for Conservative Home

Emily Carver, IEA Head of Media, has penned an article for Conservative Home on the cost-saving benefits that reducing state influence in planning and energy markets would have.

As Emily highlights, inflation is forecast to hit 7.25% and the tax burden is at its highest for 70 years. With this in mind, policies such as hiking national insurance by 1.25% and pursuing a net zero agenda do not make sense.

“The Conservatives’ dogmatic approach to reaching climate targets must be replaced by a policy agenda that prioritises security and affordability of supply first and foremost. The Government must also rediscover its commitment to lowering the tax burden across the board.”

Read the full article here.