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The Labour Party has accused the government of “undermining renewable energy” by removing the Climate Change Levy (CCL) exemption for clean energy generation with just one month’s notice.

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A proposed bill calling for the government to promote cost-effective energy measures has received support from 50 MPs across the political spectrum.

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With May 2015 just over a year away, battle lines are beginning to be drawn between political parties in marginal seats around the country and many seats are likely to swap hands. One such seat is Brighton Pavilion where Labour is hoping to win back the seat gained by Parliament’s sole Green MP, Caroline Lucas.

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The Greens and Labour are engaging in war this week as both parties choose the city of Brighton as the host for their party conferences.

Today’s arrest of Caroline Lucas at Balcombe is more than just a display of ideological commitment, but of deep understanding of her role as MP for Brighton Pavilion, and the sole Green Party representative in the House of Commons.

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