Tax review splits coalition
Prime Minister David Cameron split the coalition government yesterday by announcing surprise plans for a review of the green taxes which push up energy bills.
The Conservative leader responded to weeks of headlines over fuel prices by pledging to “get to grips” with levies costing consumers an average of £122.
But the Liberal Democrats immediately moved to distance themselves from the plans, with Chief Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander insisting there was “no commitment” to roll back on the taxes.
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