It may gradually slide down the road to a more neutralist position in the years ahead – to paraphrase William Hague “In NATO, but not run by NATO.”
It won’t be sufficient to cover the costs just for the lowest income voters – most voters will need environmentally sustainable options to be heavily subsided.
Electricity generation policy must refocus on dispatchable low-emissions plant that can to deliver a secure and competitive system.
Some good things, a few bad ones, some absences – and an opportunity missed not so much to level up Britain as to level with voters.
Because we weren’t client-driven, it was much easier for us to give internal advice which might be unpopular with our bosses.
Besides, the cash-strapped Chancellor will need to raise revenue from somewhere. Here are some points to consider before going ahead.
We should be increasing our export ambitions and the support that government gives companies in entering these global markets.
Even Monday’s one-off attack will add 20 cents to petrol prices. In the US, that will cost families an extra $18 a month at the petrol pump.
If artists are so unwilling to accept the support of industrial companies, perhaps they should be prepared to live off box office receipts alone.
Saving our planet will require a very eclectic bunch of policies. The task calls for moral courage and grinding common-sense.
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The gaps it potentially addresses and the interest shown abroad suggests it at least merits consideration here ias a complement to renewable power generation and electric vehicles.
The Government should form an alliance with motorists, not raise taxes which will hike the costs of commuting, public transport, and food.
May should have cut fuel duty pre-election – and longer term, we will need to switch to taxing congestion.
EU leaders are caught between the Islamic Republic’s atrocious record and the allure of its oil. We must take a stronger stance.