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Wednesday 19th December 2012 | 16:54
Responding to today's second reading of the Energy Bill, Greenpeace Senior Energy Campaigner Louise Hutchins said:
"George Osborne's fixation with gas is clearly not washing with MPs who want to protect their constituents from rising energy bills.
"Avoiding a growing dependence on gas and international gas price shocks is a no brainer, while cleaning up the power sector will bring new jobs and growth to constituencies throughout Britain, so it's no wonder MPs across the spectrum are lining up to support a 2030 decarbonisation goal in the Bill.
"With Labour showing this is a key political fight for them, the Liberal Democrats are going to have a bumpy ride in the Commons and in the court of public opinion if they continue to side with the Chancellor."