If Sunak stands up at the Conservative Conference in four weeks’ time with nothing better to offer than some anti-ULEZ tub-thumping, he might as well hand over the keys to Downing Street to Starmer now.
Government risks fixating on specific projects, such as electric vehicles, rather than nurturing innovation and letting industry develop solutions.
The Government should harness the spirit of the Victorians to overcome our underwhelming recent record on infrastructure projects.
The second in a series of articles on how the Chancellor should approach the upcoming Spring Statement.
We’re calling time on badly-publicised rules, usurious fees, and other underhand tactics used to squeeze motorists.
After more than a century on the road, our automotive industry is overdue for a completely new engine.
Post-Brexit Britain should introduce ambitious limits and policies to be a global leader on clean air.
Both traditional vehicles and traditional ownership patterns are set to become a thing of the past. We must not let Brexit cloud our eyes to what really need to be done.
With Westminster, Holyrood, and City Hall all setting overlapping rules, confusion and expense are sure to follow.
I hope that fellow Conservative MPs will support my attempt to rebalance the scales in favour of drivers and responsible companies.
Hammond’s plan – from abolishing Stamp Duty for most first-time buyers, through to reforms to help Universal Credit recipients.
Cutting the cost of living. Building more houses. Protecting the NHS. Developing skills. A draft of the proposals Hammond should deliver.
We cannot say the NHS is free at the point of access if people face extortionate fees to get to appointments or visit sick relatives.
All agree that something must be done. But everyone would prefer that someone else is the one to do it.