One of the ‘jewels in the crown’ of British soft power is at risk of the biggest set of closures in its 90-year history.
As the Government ushers us towards net zero, it had better be sure of the science. Unless it’s willing to risk a British equivalent of the Gilets Jaunes.
It’s given a series of mixed messages over what this means for people who want to go abroad – with troublesome results.
I felt a rush of mixed emotions, including disbelief. But then came the realisation that Creecy’s announcement was a significant shift in thinking.
It despises the very values of patriotism and economic self-improvement that made people like my grandparents vote for them.
Britain can convene a coalition of countries, including Poland, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands and the Baltic states, possibly with Ukraine in association.
Thoughtful, polite and Left-of-Centre, he was the Eurosceptic whom federalists found it hardest to dislike.
Changes are necessary, but they need to be based on evidence and evidence alone.
And if Germany’s Greens are in government after the federal election, they will be inclined to help him.
The idea was floated by the Government in September of 2020, but so far nothing has materialised.
Due to internal tensions, the Union can lack coherence and focus, often particularly evident in its efforts to implement a collective foreign policy.
The British government has been commendably muted on the behaviour of von der Leyen and other politicians.
The suspension of the vaccine will lead to more problems in areas that are already struggling with their roll outs.
And if that projection is to be effective, we will need to invest in our operating bases – and not just at traditional sites.
Kwarteng needs to be confident that the company’s electric plan for Ellesmere Port looks credible before committing taxpayer money.