The calling-in of a planning application to open a coalmine at Whitehaven suggests prioritising green optics over Northern livelihoods.
Divergence from the EU on vaping and smokefree products is a quick win from leaving the EU that will improve public health.
Some of the criticisms that have been thrown at the scheme can only be described as inaccurate, misrepresentations.
The Environment Bill offers this opportunity – if some simple changes are made to the text currently before Parliament.
It will probe whether or or not Sunak can prepare the country for that future – and perhaps succeed Johnson himself, “one fine day”.
Perhaps the answer is bound up with China – and our inability to focus on more than a single problem at once.
It allows for criticism and negotiation provided the West stands together to call out abuses.
The third piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
The third piece in a mini-series on climate change, COP26 and the environment on ConservativeHome this week.
The second piece in a mini-series on climate change, COP26 and the environment on ConservativeHome this week.
The first piece in a mini-series on climate change, COP26 and the environment on ConservativeHome this week.
Our five year electoral cycle is driving MPs to compete for short-term green subsidies without questioning the medium-term consequences.
Very rarely do the stars align in favour of a truly inspiring act of leadership. They are doing so for Border Carbon Adjustment. It just needs a catchier name.
With Brexit done and vaccinations continuing, a major mission will be Johnson’s commitment to deliver levellling-up.
This minimalist manoeuvre, carried out in graveyard news time, suggests that a bigger reshuffle has been postponed until the other side of the year.