Matt Hancock opposes UK’s largest planned solar farm for ‘going too far’

The health secretary Matt Hancock has laid out his opposition to developers’ plans to build a 500MW solar PV farm in his constituency, saying that it goes too far and could negatively impact the environment.

by James Agyepong
Solar farm technician (Pic: Getty)
Solar farm technician (Pic: Getty)

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