Decc could lose 90% of staff budget
Delivery of energy and climate change policy could be severely hit by spending cuts, which could halve the energy and climate change department's staffing budget by 90% by 2018-19.The warning comes from think tank the Green Alliance, which has published an analysis of how Decc could be affected by the government’s plans to cut spending across departments by 3.3% over the next f
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