The Industrial Revolution wrought enormous change, enriching the country and its people. It was a force for global good and thank goodness for it.
The project is uniquely placed to put Yorkshire and the Humber on the world stage.
Leading by example is all well and good. Impoverishing yourself in order to make a point, not so much.
We should pause for breath, inject some rational thinking and consider the alternatives before it’s too late.
It is about to embark on an ambitious plan for net zero carbon emissions when we can least afford it. There may be a more affordable option.
While the pandemic has been challenging for the National Grid, it also presents the perfect opportunity for change.