DECC: 'Absolutely no change' in coaliton policy on wind turbines

A source from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has told the BBC that Mr Hayes "does not make final decisions" on renewable energy policy.

There had been "absolutely no change in government policy," the source added.

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Minister attacks wind farms

The Tory energy minister has condemned the "peppering" of wind farms across the countryside, insisting: "Enough is enough." John Hayes said the spread of turbines "seems extraordinary" and they should no longer be "imposed on communities".