Category: Rishi Sunak

U-turn on onshore windfarms likely after Tory rebellion

Culture secretary says potential ‘tweaks’ to levelling up bill will be considered because of MPs’ concernsUK politics live – latest news updatesMinisters will make an announcement on a ban on onshore windfarms in the coming days, including potential “t…

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U-turn on onshore windfarms likely after Tory rebellion

Culture secretary says potential ‘tweaks’ to levelling up bill will be considered because of MPs’ concernsUK politics live – latest news updatesMinisters will make an announcement on a ban on onshore windfarms in the coming days, including potential “t…

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Rishi Sunak searches for Tory compromise over onshore wind U-turn

PM is stuck between two wings of party and at risk of Commons defeat on pro-renewables amendmentRishi Sunak is scrambling to find a compromise on permitting onshore wind amid a growing backbench Conservative rebellion, though No 10 remains fearful of a…

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Robert Jenrick says migrants with diphtheria symptoms will no longer be dispersed around country – as it happened

Immigration minister confirms 50 cases of diphtheria linked to Manston asylum accommodation. This live blog is closedA House of Lords committee has delivered a withering assessment of the measures in the autumn statement for adult social care.Jeremy Hu…

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Former Tory chair joins rebellion over Sunak’s onshore windfarm ban

Jake Berry is latest senior MP to urge prime minister to amend de facto block on new projects in EnglandRishi Sunak is embroiled in a growing rebellion over his ban on new onshore windfarms as the former Conservative chairman Jake Berry became the late…

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Johnson and Truss join rebels against Sunak keeping new onshore wind ban

About 20 Conservative MPs want to end longstanding de facto block on new wind farms in EnglandBoris Johnson and Liz Truss have joined a growing Tory backbench rebellion against Rishi Sunak’s refusal to allow new onshore wind projects in England, in ano…

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Sunak claims role as ‘clean energy champion’ on eve of Cop27

Scepticism from summit attendees as PM adopts Labour leader’s stated aim of making UK a green ‘superpower’Rishi Sunak attempted an extraordinary volte-face on green policy on the eve of the Cop27 climate summit on Saturday, saying he would attend in or…

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Sunak claims role as ‘clean energy champion’ on eve of Cop27

Scepticism from summit attendees as PM adopts Labour leader’s stated aim of making UK a green ‘superpower’Rishi Sunak attempted an extraordinary volte-face on green policy on the eve of the Cop27 climate summit on Saturday, saying he would attend in or…

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