CBI calls on Labour to publish nationalisation plans

Group releases breakdown of its own £196bn-cost estimate and asks party to ‘fill in gaps’ if it disagreesThe Confederation of British Industry has served Labour with a challenge to publish the full details of its nationalisation plans, in the latest tw…

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CBI admits error in £196bn price tag for Labour plans

Party demands apology from lobby group for using ‘fabricated false information’ on nationalisationThe Confederation of British Industry has admitted it exaggerated the “eye-watering” £196bn price tag that it claimed Labour’s nationalisation plans would…

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CBI is wrong to see cost as big issue in Labour’s nationalisation plans | Nils Pratley

Details such as fair purchase prices and effect on foreign investment are what really need explainingThe Confederation of British Industry is barking up the wrong tree when it howls about the “eye-watering” cost of Labour’s nationalisation plans, which…

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CBI is wrong to see cost as big issue in Labour’s nationalisation plans | Nils Pratley

Details such as fair purchase prices and effect on foreign investment are what really need explainingThe Confederation of British Industry is barking up the wrong tree when it howls about the “eye-watering” cost of Labour’s nationalisation plans, which…

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Labour plans for utilities would cost the UK £200bn, says CBI

Party says calculation of renationalisation costs is ‘incoherent scaremongering’Labour’s plans for a sweeping renationalisation of utilities would cost Britain almost £200bn, the Confederation of British Industry has said.Branding the plans as “eye-wat…

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Centrica to use customers’ hot water tanks to stop blackouts

British Gas owner to harness smart appliances to help balance National GridCentrica, the owner of British Gas, plans to use its customers’ hot water tanks to create a virtual power plant which could help National Grid prevent future blackouts.The UK’s …

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