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Posts Tagged: Energy
Bob Seely: Yes, Brexit and leadership are important. But so’s everything else. Here are some ideas for the future.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.
Jake Berry: What I found on my Northern Powerhouse tour. Resilience, skill, innovation and success. Plus an appetite for Brexit.
But more money and powers need to be given directly to the North to drive further progress.
Terry Barnes: So you think May has problems? They’re nothing compared to the knifings and plots that engulf Malcolm Turnbull
With half his ministry on the backbenches, he looks isolated – and in denial.
A third of consumers internationally are now choosing to ‘buy from brands they believe are doing social or environmental good’.
We offer social housing with traditional design and also saving our tenants around £500 a year on fuel bills. The Government should back this approach.
If we want to signal a commitment to sustainable, low-carbon growth strategies, the Government could introduce a green sovereign bond.
If Ministers believe that 30p on annual bills is too high a price, they should seek the right number – and a deal to get us there.
There are a number of sensible policies that can be implemented to give the industry a jump start that don’t involve direct subsidy.
May’s speech on science – “the UK’s ingenuity and creativity will be what drives our progress as a nation”
“Today over half of the UK’s resident researcher population were born overseas. When we leave the European Union, I will ensure that does not change.”
James Frayne: The most effective case against nationalisation is the one that neither MPs nor businesses want to use
The injection of the truth that it would mean politicians in charge of services is enough to make most people see sense.
Town Halls are sticking with the “big six” – spurning the chance to save money or to switch to renewables. This even applies to councils that set up their own firms.
Voters, economic reality and climate change all press for further action. Here’s what we could and should do to make our land even greener and more pleasant.
Let’s not set the prices, but instead the gap between the ultra-competitive deals for switchers and the tariffs for loyal customers.
What’s more, to have any effect it would need to be part of a broader suite of interventionist policies – territory where Conservatives’ can never out-socialist Labour.