A targeted approach would be more effective and less expensive.
Posts Tagged: Environment
James Frayne: First, they encourage us to switch to diesel. And now they want to charge us for it. What planet are these politicians on?
You can’t encourage people to take what are described as virtuous acts, only to punish them later financially.
With the right industrial strategy we can not only reduce pollution but put Britain at the forefront of clean technology.
The effects of Britain’s EU experience and of the Trump admistration’s stance are two big unknowns.
Eve Norridge: We should confidently seek freer but fairer trade with China in this New Year of the Rooster
Negotiating new trade deals with it and similar countries provides a fresh context in which to push for better international standards
See his support for protectionism, big government, big debts – and more.
Gareth Bacon: Sadiq Khan’s clumsy air pollution plans will waste £780 million – we can do much better
Spending the money on hybrid buses would be much more effective.
Do we want a New Zealand model of little or no support, or a Norwegian model of high levels of support designed to keep farmers on the land?
Ministers are likely to find a stake valuable – and may find it useful for targeted infrastructure spending.
Nadhim Zahawi: New support for those yearning to own their own homes. The Government is delivering on housing.
We must preserve our beautiful countryside – but we must also continue to find places to build homes where people can live. There has to be a balance.
I’m certain the change will yield many prizes, and chief amongst them must be taking back control of our own mountains, beaches, moors and marshes.
Rather than saving lives humps increase pollution – and thus cause more deaths.
Trump’s opposition to the climate change consensus will aid her aim of helping households which are struggling to pay their energy bills.
Andrew Lilico: Infrastructure. Housing. Tariffs. Financial Services. CAP. What Hammond should announce next week.
The second piece in our mini-series on the Autumn Statement, which takes place a week from today.
Better to engage instead with the huge opportunities that post-Brexit rural policy presents.