He pushes back against claims that it has soured the diplomatic atmosphere ahead of the COP26 climate summit.
Posts Tagged: Alok Sharma MP
Among them are: what does he do about economic policy? Who runs Downing Street? And: what about the Home and Foreign Offices?
Our Cabinet League Table. Raab plummets from third from top in July to fourth from bottom last month.
And Wallace is up from ninth to fourth. The Prime Minister and Home Secretary are both in the bottom ten.
After COP26, Sharma could be out of a job, and the impetus generated by hosting the UN climate change conference could be lost.
Voters are suspicious of electric cars because politicians let them down over diesel ones. It’s not just a question of price.
For some consumers, the Government may be repeating Labour’s mistakes – when it pushed for everyone to buy diesels.
James Frayne: If ministers want to sell Net Zero to the public, they need to start making sacrifices
Delivering the target will require huge lifestyle changes, but you can’t ask voters to do what you’re not doing yourself.
Chris Skidmore: Net Zero will mean nothing unless we can convince the highest emitting countries to change too
Without China and India onboard, the ability to tackle climate change will become a losing battle.
Matt Kilcoyne: Streamlined lawmaking would make the UK a richer, safer, fairer and better place to work and live
The Adam Smith Institute’s new report, Ignorantia Legis, shows the Government how it could stem the bloat of process-focused legislation.
And Williamson’s negative rating halves in the wake of his intervention in the Batley Mohammed cartoons row.
Our Cabinet League Table. Truss is still top, Johnson is up again – and Kwarteng comes straight in at fourth.
The Brexit deal bounce in our final survey of last year has left little room for a vaccine bounce in the first survey of this one.
The third piece in a mini-series on climate change, COP26 and the environment on ConservativeHome this week.
Benedict McAleenan: COP26’s challenge for Johnson. Will measures be agreed that will keep temperature rises limited to 1.5°C?
The first piece in a mini-series on climate change, COP26 and the environment on ConservativeHome this week.
The short sharp shuffle. Sharma takes on COP26 full-time. Kwarteng steps up a rung to become Business Secretary.
This minimalist manoeuvre, carried out in graveyard news time, suggests that a bigger reshuffle has been postponed until the other side of the year.
Iain Dale: The social media companies claim that they aren’t publishers. But their ban on the President proves that they are.
Plus: Biden won fair and square, Trump’s allegations of fraud have been dismissed by the courts – and one can be a conservative and say so.
Johnson is up to ninth from fifth from bottom, Gove jumps up to near the top quarter, Hancock is clearer from the relegation zone – and Truss stays top.