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Amber Rudd MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Amber Rudd became the UK Government's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change following the May 2015 general election. Before the election Amber was the Department of Energy and Climate Change's Climate Change Minister.

New direction for UK energy policy

Affordable, reliable energy is critical to our economy, to our national security, and to family budgets.  Our challenge is how to ensure energy remains the backbone of our economy while we transform to a low carbon system. We are doing …

Clear priorities for DECC

DECC’s priorities are clear: keeping bills as low as possible for hardworking families and businesses and powering the economy while decarbonising in the most cost-effective way. These are a challenging and critical set of objectives. DECC has a long term …

Energy, Climate Change and the Queen's Speech

Today’s Queen’s Speech sets out our early priorities for the new Parliament. DECC’s priorities are clear: keeping the lights on and powering the economy; keeping bills low for families and businesses and getting a climate deal in Paris this year. …