Annabel Denham

The energy windfall tax will harm net zero


There’s no pleasing some people. Back when the government still believed windfall taxes were a terrible idea, the Scottish National Party was insisting one be imposed to help tackle the cost of living.

In March, the SNP’s Stephen Flynn asked in the Commons: ‘Is it right that those who have benefitted from the pandemic… are able to benefit while our constituents are struggling? Absolutely not.’

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