Energy and Environment

The energy crisis has vindicated free marketeers

Annabel Denham writes for The Spectator

Annabel Denham, IEA Director of Communications, has discussed the ensuing energy crisis in her Spectator column. Annabel argued that a combination of policy failures, from the energy price cap, limits on immigration and over reliance on wind power has left consumers with a fuel shortage and failing energy companies. Annabel suggested that free marketeers have therefore been vindicated for opposing state intervention in the energy and labour market.

Annabel said: “The trouble is, it’s not enough to be right when the Overton Window has swung so far left. The Conservative party is dominating politics by emphasising tradition and retreating from its free market positions“.

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