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UK urged to speed up green investment after Labour announces new strategy

Keir Starmer
Sir Keir Starmer says Labour will remove barriers to private investment, including a reduction in planning times ‘from years to months’ (Photo: Peter Summers/Getty Images)

The UK opposition party’s new energy plan vows to slash companies’ energy bills, create one million jobs and remove the ban on onshore wind power, but think-tank IPPR says the country still lags behind others in terms of green spending.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has launched the opposition party’s ...

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