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Posts Tagged ‘Department of Energy and Climate Change’

Weekly News Round-Up: Secondments, shortages and sprays

Gas industry employee seconded to draft UK’s energy policy

A major state subsidy scheme for the UK’sĀ gas-fired power stations is being designed by an employee of a gas company working on secondment to the government, according to a document

Weekly News Round-Up: Civil servants, council tenants and the care system

Top civil servant Jeremy Heywood met Cuadrilla chief straight after Sussex fracking announcement

Britain’s most senior civil servant travelled hundreds of miles to attend a dinner with the Chief Executive of the fracking company Cuadrilla – just a day after …

Decc and Defra staffed by energy industry, FoIA requests reveal

Energy firms like EDF Energy, npower and Centrica have been providing the government with employees to work on energy issues, free of charge, The Guardian reports.

Figures released after FoIA requests by Caroline Lucas, the Green party MP, show that …