The Transport Secretary, an early backer of Johnson for the leadership, has become one of the Government’s most trusted media performers
It can make Britain as a science superpower, support Net Zero, and create levelling-up opportunities across the country.
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The Transport Secretary also predicted a post-Brexit boom, “if we use these new freedoms wisely, if we think and act like more of an up-start nation”.
He plans to bring in a Fat Controller – as he seeks to balance the public interest with private sector freedom. This is the second piece in our rail mini-series.
The Transport Secretary joins a distinguished panel to explore this crucial question on Tuesday 20th April.
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I’m delighted to have been asked to help set up the new Taskforce for Innovation and Growth through Regulatory Reform.
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.
John Major’s efforts in the Nineties, part-reversed by Blair, seem almost designed to give the market a bad name. There is an alternative.
Let’s say that Patel did, on occasion, shout – or lose her temper. Should that really be deemed unacceptable?
If there’s one thing which ought to unite even the most passionate partisans of the different proposals, it’s the abject state of British decision-making on infrastructure.
The era of government-run railway infrastructure has been, for the most part, one of decline and a clear lack of ambition.
Shapps sets a tight deadline for his independent review into High Speed Two.
The Transport Secretary this week ordered an independent commission to assess the railway’s costs and benefits.