“When you’ve had such an emphatic defeat, the worst thing you can do is think that one more heave will do it.”
Shortage should be “a spur to get on with the transition to net-zero and more renewable and sustainable supplies”, says McFadden.
Our politicians seem determined, as they appear by videolink, to look like so many captives, held against their will in attics and basements.
In 2013, Conservative rebels joined with Labour to sink Cameron’s plan. Might the reverse happen five years later?
This is at a time when when Russia has become more aggressive, North Korea has tested a new nuclear device, and Iran may also do so soon.
Plus: Loathsome Winston McKenzie. Alex Salmond, Thatcher fan. The indestructible Keith Vaz. And: my interview with Charles Moore is well worth a listen.
The decision represented a decisive endorsement of a particular plan – not a return to Tony Blair-style liberal internationalism.
Apparently in breach of their own rules, the EU Commission intervenes during the election campaign.