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Chancellor’s Electricity Levy: The devil’s in the detail

Delivering his statement in the House of Commons, the Chancellor confirmed a 45 per cent levy on the ‘extraordinary profits’ of electricity generators. But what defines an ‘extraordinary return’ and which electricity generators will be impacted? Crucially, what about reinvestment allowances? Below, Brevia unpacks some of the key takeaways from the new Electricity Generator Levy.

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Brevia Bulletin: 18 November 2022

Brevia Consulting is providing a weekly round-up and analysis of the UK headlines. This week, read about the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, recent bullying allegations levelled against Dominic Raab, and the growing threat of strikes across the public sector.

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Brevia Bulletin: 11 November 2022

Brevia Consulting is providing a weekly round-up and analysis of the UK headlines. This week, read about Gavin Williamson’s resignation following allegations of bullying, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s time at the COP27 summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, and the ongoing negotiations to resolve the deadlock at Stormont.

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Brevia Bulletin: 4 November 2022

Brevia Consulting is providing a weekly round-up and analysis of the UK headlines. This week, read about Rishi Sunak’s u-turn on attending COP27, the Bank of England’s announcement that interest rates will rise to 3 per cent, and recent criticisms of the Home Secretary over conditions and Manston processing centre.

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Brevia Bulletin: 28 October 2022

Brevia Consulting is providing a weekly round-up and analysis of the UK headlines. This week, read about Rishi Sunak’s appointment as Prime Minister and Leader of the Conservative Party, the Chancellor pushing back the Government’s fiscal statement to 17 November, and the imminent election facing the Stormont assembly.

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Brevia Bulletin: 21 October 2022

Brevia Consulting is providing a weekly round-up and analysis of the UK headlines. This week, read about Prime Minister Liz Truss’ resignation, her day of turmoil in Parliament following the Labour Party’s Opposition Day debate on fracking, and Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s replacement by Jeremy Hunt.

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Brevia Bulletin: 14 October 2022

Brevia Consulting is providing a weekly round-up and analysis of the UK headlines. This week, read about Prime Minister Liz Truss’ plans to delivers her Growth Plan without cutting public spending, the new Energy Prices Bill introduced to Parliament, and the amber alert issued by the NHS over stocks of donor blood.

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Brevia Bulletin: 7 October 2022

Brevia Consulting is providing a weekly round-up and analysis of the UK headlines. This week, read about the Government’s U-turn on the abolition of the 45p tax rate, the Home Secretary’s recent comments regarding the Rwanda Asylum Plan, and the sharp increase in fixed mortgage rates following the Chancellor’s ‘mini-budget’.

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Labour Party Conference 2022 – Summary

Labour Party politicians, delegates and activists headed to Liverpool for the Party’s annual conference. Below Brevia has summarised the key takeaways and policy developments.

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Brevia Bulletin: 30 September 2022

Brevia Consulting is providing a weekly round-up and analysis of the UK headlines. This week, read about the market’s reaction to the Government ‘mini-budget’ announcement, Labour’s plans for a publicly owned energy company, and the Labour Party’s significant lead in the polls over the Conservative Party.

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Brevia Bulletin: 22 September 2022

Brevia Consulting is providing a weekly round-up and analysis of the UK headlines. This week, read about Putin’s escalation of the war in Ukraine, the Government’s new plan for the NHS and Social Care, and the Government’s Energy Bill Relief Scheme announced earlier this week.

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Brevia Bulletin: 2 September 2022

Brevia Consulting is providing a weekly round-up and analysis of the UK headlines. This week, read about Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s pledge of £700m to the Sizewell C project, the latest developments in the Conservative Party leadership election, and the funding settlement that has been agreed between Transport for London and the Government.

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