Solving the UK’s energy crisis starts at home
Matthew Lesh comments for City AM
Andy Mayer writes for The Express
Andy argues that thus far, the government, by imposing windfall taxes and adhering to NIMBYism, has hindered the domestic production of oil and gas that is needed to lower costs.
“Three applications for new wells this week crossed the desk of the Secretary of State for Levelling Up.”
“Two were rejected, one based on an unattractive fence, the third, after a three-year delay including challenges on loss of amenity to a gypsy camp and disturbance to a wedding barn, was approved.”
“This is profoundly unserious.”
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