This was always the aim. There is no way that the UK could supply power for EVs never mind trying to meet the pie in the sky CO2 emissions targets.That will work out well, car being charged up but no heating, cooking, freezers,
internet or TV, there will be frecking riots
As for riots, the public will bend over and take it just like they have for the Covid nonsense with lock downs, curfews and face nappies.
The more cynical may think that the Covid crap was just a trial to see what the Great British sheeple would take for "the public good".