While by no means a silver bullet, there is a strong free market case for taxing emissions.
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Simply letting the target impose steep costs on ordinary households might please the Treasury, but would be politically toxic.
Reaching the target means changing the type of housing that gets built. But planning reform is already a sensitive topic for Conservative MPs.
Suffolk County Council demanded a hedge be drastically cut back – destroying a blackbird habitat and flowers that attracted bees.
The more radical his plans are, the more resistance there will be. But one can’t serve up a municipal omelette without breaking eggs.
The overseas aid and Universal Credit decisions suggest that, for the first time in a while, the cause of fiscal conservatism is gaining the upper hand.
Craig Mackinlay: The Government is fooling itself if it thinks it can go down the Net Zero path without electoral damage
We should pause for breath, inject some rational thinking and consider the alternatives before it’s too late.
The second piece in a mini-series on ConHome this week on Net Zero and climate change.
The first piece in a mini-series on ConHome this week on Net Zero and climate change.
After three by-elections and before tomorrow’s Covid announcement, here are five big challenges for Johnson
The further the act of leaving the EU recedes, the more 2019’s Tory voters will move on – as two recent by-elections reminded us.
Jonathan Djanogly: Employee share ownership schemes can help reverse the UK’s slow rates of productivity growth
Participation in these plans has fallen over the years. We urgently need a Commission to change that.
Regional control over adult education is already helping to deliver significant results in skills.
Major changes to the waste and streetscene contract saw improved service. We have also brought in a huge regeneration scheme.
Its benefits would also extend to our own health and wellbeing.
Sooner or later this problem is going to hit the Tories – hard – due to the demographics the party needs to attract at the next election.