Michael Gove has made a great start at DEFRA, but from farm subsidies to onshore wind there is plenty more the Party can do.
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There are some areas where continued jurisdiction for the ECJ is defensible and may, pragmatically, be the best route forward.
It would achieve real competition, incentivise efficiency and bring prices down for the majority (companies would be forced to compete for new customers or wither fast).
“Let us win this argument for a new generation and defend free and open markets with all our might.”
Employment, taxation, and three environment are three areas where we can show the Tory agenda is bigger than Brexit.
Iain Dale: Pull yourselves together, Johnson, Hammond – the whole squabbling lot of you. Or we’ll have Corbyn in Downing Street.
Plus: The Labour leader’s other Brighton speech: “It was a full-blown Marxist rant. Put up taxes. Employers are evil. You know the sort of thing. They lapped it up.”
The arrogant behaviour of the EU so far, bordering on the deliberately offensive, is a bluff that we need to call.
Instead of chasing targets for their own sake, we will be free to explore new opportunities for energy supply, jobs and environmental improvements.
The suggestion here seems to be to keep current and future EU law – and thus the ECJ. We would accept EU laws as they developed without a say.
It’s not just an auction of promises we can never win, but an essential way to reach out to an increasingly consumerist electorate.
Ministers have been vindicated for backing this renewable source – as recent figures show that it can make a significant contribution to meeting the UK’s energy needs.
Also: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein of ‘ploy’ over talks; prominent Cybernat arrested; Ulster court throws out gay marriage case; and more.
Cambridge University Press is just the latest institution to regret sacrificing fundamental principles in return for Chinese business.
The final article in the author’s five-piece series on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
Electricity use in a high-rise is nearly two and a half times greater than in a low-rise.