A coroner pledged to try and end the council’s policy of turning off street lights after a man was run over on an unlit road
Grant Barry, 31, was killed in Stapleford Abbotts after a night out. Coroner Eleanor McGann said: ‘Why on earth is there no street lighting at all? Essex County Council’s policy of turning the lights off is inherently dangerous.’
Richard Frost, ILP chief, told Lux: ‘There are more creative approaches such as dimming or part switch-offs.’
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Former energy secretary Chris Huhne has said the UK could slip deeper into recession unless it invests in ‘green’ growth.