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Rishi Sunak hints at U-turn over onshore wind farm ban

Cameron Smith, a spokesperson for the Conservative Environment Network, said the group expected more Conservative backbenchers to formally come forward and back Mr Clarke’s amendment.

He said the forum – which counts 119 Conservative backbench MPs in its caucus – hoped the government adopts the amendment or puts forward its own one so that planning rules allow wind farms to be built where communities agree.


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