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After Ozymandias: will Labour miss the energy revolution?

…. Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand…

Energy politics ‘after the Milk Round

News of the 25% collapse in Areva’s share values triggered an unexpected sliver of sympathy in me.

Looking for a Piano Man*

This will be the first Labour Conference in the last 1,000 years to take place without Tony Benn.

‘2052’ and a sea of storms.

As the South of England sinks in a morass of flooded homes, or waits for the next river to burst,

M*A*S*H – as ‘smart’ as it gets

Film buffs will remember the stir caused by the release of M*A*S*H in 1970.

UK Energy Market Subsidies

Environmental Audit Select Committee Inquiry: UK Energy Market Subsidies Summary of Conclusions…

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Alan's Eco House

Turning a derelict lace hall into an eco home in the middle of Nottingham had some important reasons. It was always how I wanted to live. It was something I had bleated on about for years but not got round to doing...

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Transformation Moment

My pamphlet 'Transformation Moment' is intended to support the case for a radical shift in energy thinking; as much about democracy as technology, and about 'systems' rather than just supply.

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Lord Moore has called for the BBC to show “super impartiality” in its coverage of what he calls the “scandal” of Boris & parties. In a letter to @telegraph I ask why he didn’t call for this when Blair, May & Corbyn were facing leadership crises

Lord Moore has called for the BBC to show “super impartiality” in its coverage of what he calls the “scandal” of Boris & parties. In a letter to @telegraph I ask why he didn’t call for this when Blair, May & Corbyn were facing leadership crises
Lord Moore has called for the BBC to show “super impartiality” in its coverage of what he calls the “scandal” of Boris & parties. In a letter to @telegraph I ask why he didn’t call for this when Blair, May & Corbyn were facing leadership crises

My colleague @alanwhiteheadmp has served Southampton for decades with huge skill, intelligence, dedication & integrity. He has always been a champion for Southampton Test and a great support to those of us lucky enough to work with him.
Thank you Alan!

Leaders pay tribute to 'loyal, hardworking' Southampton MP who is due to step down

COMMUNITY leaders have paid tribute to an outgoing MP who is due to step down after more than two decades.

www.dailyecho.co.uk

Whereas once Patel gets her policing bill through Parliament, if the elderly want to peacefully protest about losing the BBC, they will actually be given prison sentences.

… Dump Sizewell C and the Nuclear Financing Bill (which would put expensive electricity charges on peoples bills ‘decades’ before the electricity would arrive).
Renewables - better, quicker, cheaper, cleaner.

Couple looks at bill - stock shot

How to smooth over the energy price shock

Will the government try to defer soaring energy costs to cushion bill-payers?

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anyway if you are out there and you feel sad and angry because you maybe feel like what you sacrificed didn't matter: it did matter. We ordinary people, quietly doing the right thing, mattered. We took care of each other even when they were laughing at us for it.

What is an agent? When I was an MP there were almost 100 ‘secondees’ from Big Energy inside govt, all writing the script of how to pay them subsidies (including the crazy CfD’s for new nuclear). Perhaps all should be classed as ‘agents of a foreign power’.

@AlanSimpson01 MPs shouldn't need outside funding, shouldn't be beholden to anyone other than the nation and their constituents.

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