“Resolve energy needs or see lights go out” says CBI Chief

In an interview with the FT, Sir Roger Carr, CBI President and Chair of Centrica, owners of British Gas, warned that:

“Britain faces a serious threat of the lights going out unless the country’s energy policy needs are resolved as a matter of urgency.”

Ahead of the CBI’s annual dinner next week, Sir Roger praised the government for “responding to the business case on issues such as lower taxes, reducing regulation and pursuing industrial strategy” but added that “execution was not fast enough” and communication was clumsy”.

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The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is the UK’s biggest business lobby group.