When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
Posts Tagged: Environment
It will also boost our economy and allow businesses to create new, modern jobs in an exciting growth sector.
The last in a series of three extracts from a new book of essays from Conservative Friends of International Development and Save the Children.
We have demonstrated in government that, with rigorous dedication to competition and innovation, this conservative mission can be fulfilled.
Public health and environmental health look the likeliest sources. Shifting everyone to the equivalent of PAYE and taxing the biggest businesses must also be targets.
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.
WATCH: Gove – “A future PM could always choose to alter the relationship between Britain and the EU.”
The Environment Secretary tells Andrew Marr “the Chequers approach is the right one for now”. We’ve shown “flexibility.”
Last week, I sowed wild bird seed mixtures so that, in the spring, some of our fields will be ablaze with nectar plants and buzzing with insects once more.
Let’s have each local store publish its waste levels to help consumers choose where to shop. And let’s have food manufacturers publish their waste levels too.
Rebecca Pow: Reconnecting young people with the natural world would bring benefits to mental and physical health
From creating more green and blue spaces, to GPs prescribing walks and gardening, nature can be a soothing, healing influence.
We must replace the EU’s clunky and inflexible CAP with a system that rewards public goods, not box-ticking.
These months of change have electrifying potential for renewal and reform. Such opportunities are precious.
5,000 new homes are being provided alongside our waterways in the next five years. The proceeds are used to keep our canals, rivers, reservoirs, and docks in good repair.
It is quite possible to build attractive new homes – and to use some of the proceeds to enhance the environment.
A third of consumers internationally are now choosing to ‘buy from brands they believe are doing social or environmental good’.