UK energy minister Kwarteng: Energy windfall tax not necessarily the right move
- United Kingdom
Britain's energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Tuesday a windfall tax on energy companies was not necessarily the right way to fund help for consumers struggling with the rising cost of living.
When asked if he supported a windfall tax, he told a parliamentary committee: "I have been very clear about a windfall tax: I don't think it supports investment, I don't think it's necessarily the right thing."
He stressed any decision would be for finance minister Rishi Sunak to make.
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