Last week Chris Huhne made the first Annual Energy Statement, and published a slew of other energy docs. It didn't make much of a splash because (a) there wasn't anything really new and (b) it was on the very day Parliament went off for its collective hols. Will he still be in office for the second Annual Statement, I wonder ?
We will be poking around in the small print of these documents over the summer & will report in due course.
We shall however be exercising caution as we poke around, because as well as his love affair with grotesquely uneconomic offshore wind farms**, Huhne evidently has another obsession:
“We want to exploit as much as is economically possible of the 100 million tonnes of manures [and] sewage”.
Ordure, ordure! Well, he is a LibDem …
** see this excellent blog for some highly germane down-to-earth considerations