The enthusiasm of some of my colleagues for ever greater state involvement in crucial industries is a gift to Labour.
We should be wooing European manufacturers trying to escape the bloc’s protectionism, not replicating it now we’ve left.
Unless Ministers get more grown-up in their rhetoric, they are going to set expectations at a level they cannot and should not meet.
Decarbonisation has challenges, but offers immense opportunities to revitalise our country’s industrial heartlands.
The Chancellor is damned if he yields to backbenchers’ demands for bailouts – and damned if he doesn’t.
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.
The saga shows how vulnerable Britain’s planning system can be to high profile, articulate pressure groups.
Why should a parent in Newcastle be any less concerned about the quality of air their kids are breathing than a parent in London?
In 2018, just to transport 4.7million tonnes of Russian coal was equivalent to a whopping 130 jumbo jets whizzing, non-stop, around the globe for a year.
Given the working title ‘Project Birch’ within Government, the project is reported to be considering investmenting billions of pounds in companies.