Matthew Taylor

Sunday shows round-up: Nadhim Zahawi – Blackouts ‘extremely unlikely’

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Nadhim Zahawi – Blackouts ‘extremely unlikely’ but government is preparing

Last week, the National Grid warned that an excess shortage of gas over the winter period could see households plunged into darkness for up to three hours at a time, as part of its contingency plans to manage electricity supply. This morning, Laura Kuenssberg was joined by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Nadhim Zahawi, to discuss the government preparations for such a scenario:

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