Appeasing '˜Brixeters'

How crazy is this?

Monday, 7th March 2016, 9:30 am
Updated Monday, 7th March 2016, 9:31 am

The EU has shelved measures that would cut CO2 emissions, help meet efficiency targets and cut energy bills in order to appease “Brexiters”.

According to news reports, the EU has put plans to regulate inefficient kettles and toasters into “cold storage” amid fears in Brussels that they could galvanise support for the leave campaign in the UK referendum.

Mobile phones, lifts, hair- and hand-dryers, and vending machines are also on a shortlist of products for increased regulation in 2015-17.

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The measures had been expected to save the equivalent of 10million tonnes of CO2 emissions per year by 2030, helping EU countries to meet efficiency goals and consumers to cut energy bills.

Whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad.

Peter Morris,

Secretary (North East),

European Movement UK,

Larkspur Terrace,