Category: Scotland

Sunak urges banks to keep funding oil and gas firms after windfall tax

Sector says £5bn energy profits levy will make investment in new projects and renewables more difficultRishi Sunak has asked Britain’s biggest banks to keep the money taps flowing to the oil and gas sector after slapping it with a windfall tax.In a bru…

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Scottish government in line for near-£700m payday after windfarm auction

Seabed permits given to 17 projects from companies including Scottish Power, Shell, BP and SSEThe Scottish government is in line for a windfall of almost £700m after the largest ever auction of the country’s seabed plots attracted bids from big oil and…

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Losing our marbles over Stonehenge | Brief letters

Judiciary | Queen’s leases | Travel plans | Ancient showroom | StonehengeDonald Trump’s acquittal in the US Senate (Report, 14 February) surely provides the best possible evidence for never allowing politicians to get involved in judicial decision-maki…

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