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Truss is foolish to block Rees Mogg’s energy saving campaign

If blackouts occur, the PM will have to be prepared to answer a difficult question

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When you have defined yourself against the nanny state and scorned the idea of limiting supermarket ‘two for one’ offers, it is only natural that you will go on to reject the case for a £15 million public information campaign to try to persuade people to take fewer baths and turn their thermostats down.

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