There is deprivation and lower educational attainment in the southern new towns, coastal communities, inner cities and rural coldspots.
Posts Tagged: Fuel Duty
Action on decarbonising heat so far is not nearly sufficient to meet our 2050 net zero target. But a potential solution is right under our noses.
Robert Halfon: There must be no tax rises for lower income voters to help meet the costs of the virus
No fuel duty rises, self-employed taxes, income tax rises, more taxes on food and drink – and the like.
Plus: As of writing, I’ve had hardly any communications at all from constituents about the Coronavirus.
The Coronavirus will punch a hole in Sunak’s sums sufficient to throw levelling-up, Boosterism, Brexit bonuses – what have you – off course.
“I’m not going to be able to go through every measure with you”, he tells Sophy Ridge as she presses him on the controversial proposal.
Plus: More Ronseal, please. And: If the Treasury wants to flick multiple V-signs at blue collar voters, it will put up fuel duty.
In the second piece of our mini-series, our guest author says that a switch to the scheme would most likely leave the average motorist better-off.
The majority of Brits drive to work in a car or a van, but journalists and politicians get the train to work. I think that’s reflected in political discourse.
Maybe this new-party-with-a-charismatic-leader thing isn’t as easy as people imagined.
Let us hope not. It’s unlikely, but not completely impossible. The Government must battle four trends to reduce the risk.
Robert Halfon: How the patronising metropolitan elites wrinkled up their noses at more money for potholes
Plus: Unsung Conservative heroes. The Centre for Rocket Studies. And: why do we need the traditional, three-year University course?
Robert Halfon: No to Ted Clubberlang Conservatism, no to Deliveroo Conservatism, yes to Workers’ Conservatism
That’s you told, Johnson and Truss. Plus: a Universal Credit Brexit Dividend for working families.
It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.
Robert Halfon: Please, please free me from Brexit Groundhog Day Brexit Groundhog Day Brexit Groundhog Day…
Plus: The train of communism stalls but the train of conservatism stutters. And: Tackling Burning Injustices does not mean taxing milkshakes.