The Business Secretary is right to reject calls to let this debate kick off all over again.
Posts Tagged: fracking
Interview with Kwasi Kwarteng: “My job is to make us not lose sight of the fact that we are Conservatives”
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.
To protect those in fuel poverty, some of the revenue from the gas carbon charge could be given back as a carbon cheque to vulnerable households.
Our survey. Over half of Party members give a thumbs-up to fracking – so dissenting from Johnson’s manifesto.
They don’t believe that the Government’s moratorium on it is justified by the evidence about safety.
The Treasury fights back. How it plans to drive radical reform – and become “the Government’s internal think tank”
Would the Government have the bottle for planning, childcare and police overhauls – and will Downing Street sign up to this plan anyway?
Lee Rowley: North East Derbyshire was a forerunner of this election victory. Here’s what we did to win again.
For my colleagues who’ve smashed through the Red Wall – pick those bricks up and build anew.
Ministers could eventually argue that in their view science suggests that fracking can be be done safely.
There are clearly dangers in accepting the terms set out by green activists – who essentially argue that we can only protect the environment by slowing growth.
The Government’s combination of pro-shale rhetoric and highly restrictive regulation could almost be calculated to please nobody.
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.
We have a civic duty to uphold and defend our collective natural inheritance. The planning system is not flawless but it has an important role.
The Government should intervene against council’s that fail to meet statutory deadlines – especially on proposals of national importance.
Will Labour MPs really vote down decentralising more power to councils?
The way British politics and planning mix tends to push infrastructure decisions into the long grass.
Our residents remember the promise: “No ifs, no buts, no third runway at Heathrow”.