The Transport Secretary has set up a reform committee which is getting ready to use the pandemic to rout the Luddites in the rail unions.
Posts Tagged: Grant Shapps MP
In an open society, people and businesses have the freedom to move around; to take advantage of opportunity.
All in all, it’s much of a muchness – with Douglas Ross down by about 25 points, now that his Party Conference coverage has faded.
It’s speeches for Sunak, Patel and Raab; interviews in different formats for Gove, Hancock and others; while others still are relegated to panels…
Failure is not inevitable. Elsewhere, effective transport networks are being delivered. We need that in our capital.
Last month, he was sixth from top. Now, he is eighth from bottom. Only six Ministers have a satisfaction rating of more than half.
Labour wants a new tax that would add extra cars and pollution to some of the areas where air quality is already the worst in the City.
Johnson, Sunak, Patel – and more. Do not write below the dotted line. Do not use corrective fluid. Unauthorised materials will be confiscated.
Our Cabinet League Table: Sunak top, Johnson down again, Patel up – and Williamson and Jenrick in negative territory
That’s the Prime Minister’s lowest score since he entered Downing Street for the first time last summer.
Four members from the 2019 intake make the top 50, beating longer-serving and higher-ranked colleagues.
Javid delivers the Budget he never got a chance to – via the Centre for Policy Studies. He wants to go for growth.
It’s a good thing for former senior Ministers to keep thinking, going and contributing, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see a comeback to government.
WATCH: “Remembering your face covering should be the same as picking up your wallet whenever you’re leaving the house” – Shapps
Transport operators will be empowered from Monday to refuse permission to travel to those not wearing them.
In England, that is. Though Scotland and Wales are expected to follow suit. Passengers could be refused travel and fined if they don’t comply.
The priority must be to get rid of the virus – anything to jeopardise that could push travel even further way.
Izzi Seccombe: During this crisis, I’m proud of how Conservative councils are delivering the help needed
The focus has been on the vulnerable – the elderly, the lonely, and getting homeless people off the streets and into secure accommodation.