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Rishi Sunak could U-turn on onshore wind ban amid growing rebellion, cabinet minister hints

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Rishi Sunak could back down on his position to ban new onshore wind farms amid a growing Tory rebellion, a cabinet minister has suggested.
Published 2 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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Grant Shapps denies Tory split over onshore wind farms

Around 30 Tory MPs are backing an attempt to overturn the ban on new onshore wind in England.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Rishi Sunak searches for Tory compromise over onshore wind U-turn

PM is stuck between two wings of party and at risk of Commons defeat on pro-renewables amendment

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Cabinet minister hints at onshore wind ban climbdown as Tory revolt grows

Grant Shapps claims there is ’not really a row’ because government and rebels have same aim of ‘local consent’

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Should Rishi Sunak U-turn on onshore wind farms ban? POLL

Calls for the moratorium on new onshore wind farms to end have grown as the UK seeks energy independence, with several Tory MPs preparing for rebellion.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Grant Shapps hints at onshore wind climbdown as Rishi Sunak faces Tory revolt

The Prime Minister is under pressure from a group of Tory MPs to allow onshore wind farms, while another set of Conservatives wants to scrap house-building targets

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Rishi Sunak could U-turn on onshore wind ban amid growing rebellion, cabinet minister hints

Business Secretary Grant Shapps denied a challenge on onshore wind from Tory rebels constitutes a "row" or that there is a "massive gulf" between their position and that of the government.

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