Author: Toby Helm, Political Editor

Onshore wind projects in England stall as no new applications are received

Fears grow that Rishi Sunak’s anti-green policy shift is driving investment in renewable energy abroadThe government has received no new applications for onshore wind farms in England since cabinet ministers eased planning rules earlier this year – in …

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Labour needs an ‘honest debate’ about Brexit damage, union warns

Unless Britain develops a closer relationship with the EU it will continue to haemorrhage investment and jobs, says the GMBThe leader of one of the country’s biggest unions has urged Labour to conduct an “honest debate” about the economic damage being …

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Labour planning £8bn green revolution for UK industry in deprived regions

National wealth fund is intended to pull in private investment and create thousands of new jobs in areas beyond the south-eastThe Labour party is planning to put the UK at the head of a worldwide green industrial revolution, with a massive US-style, pu…

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Labour planning £8bn Biden-style green energy revolution

Rachel Reeves to visit US to learn from senior Democrats about ambitious regional recovery planThe Labour party is planning to put the UK at the head of a worldwide green industrial revolution, with a massive US-style, public-private investment scheme …

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