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LibDems: Governments green economy all spin and no substance

A Government-led business summit to discuss the UKs future as a low carbon economy has been criticised for being all spin and no substance. Liberal Democrats Shadow Energy and Climate Change Secretary Simon Hughes said: Gordon Brown talks of a green new deal, but yet again it is all spin and no substance. The Government is spending £20bn on its fiscal stimulus but less than 3 per cent of this is going on greening the economy, a much smaller percentage than ...