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Labour slams ‘perverse’ scrapping of Climate Change Levy exemption for renewables

MPs seek amendment forcing government to report on impact of change while a cross-party group attempts to remove clause entirely

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The comments came as the House of Commons debated the proposed Energy Bill • Photograph: Sir James

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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