Decc and Defra 'too weak', say MPs

9th April 2015


Government departments responsible for energy and the environment are too weak to stand up to other departments, according to the cross-party groups of MPs which scrutinise them.

The creation of Decc “seemed like a good idea at the time”, Tim Yeo, chair of the energy and climate change committee said at the launch of a report on the group’s work during the current parliament.

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