Lib Dems 2014: Pickles accused of 'abusing ministerial power' over wind interventions

Energy secretary Ed Davey has said he has fought an 'insurgent battle' over green energy against the Tories and accused communities secretary Eric Pickles of 'abusing ministerial power' over his move to intervene in more appeal cases related to onshore wind applications.

by Michael Donnelly
Energy secretary Ed Davey
Energy secretary Ed Davey

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