Ministers must take their heads out of the sand and actively support the development of synthetic fuels in parallel with the development of battery electric vehicles.
The Government must ensure that motorists are not taken for a ride by the greed of certain oil companies
With petrol at an all-time high and energy bill rising, among other cost-of-living issues, is it any wonder the public are losing faith?
Decarbonisation has challenges, but offers immense opportunities to revitalise our country’s industrial heartlands.
It will, for one, open the door to numerous other interest groups, who will demand for such a policy to be maintained or used again in the future.
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.
At least they know how to identify, assess and prepare for risks – unlike ministers, it seems.
The Transport Secretary says “if people carry on as they normally would… then you won’t have queues”.
Why is it that those on the Right who urge higher pay are vilified, while the Left applauds a low pay model for the economy?
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.
By uniting behind Johnson’s plan, and replicating the approach of these two mayors, the the environment can become a winning issue for the party.
We must now consider targeting particular carbon intensive goods and power supplies which are imported and carry a large transport and transmission footprint.