Category: Rishi Sunak

‘We’re up for this fight’: Labour plans to make climate key focus of election

Leadership now sees environment as core issue for voters and strong dividing line against the ToriesLabour is planning to make the climate a key focus for its election campaign, putting its net zero commitments “up in lights”, and drawing a clear link …

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Sunak faces anger over gas-power strategy for ‘backing up renewables’

PM says he will not gamble on energy security, in move likely to be seen as backwards step in decarbonising networkRishi Sunak risks further criticism from green campaigners after throwing his weight behind the building of new gas-fired power stations,…

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Richard Partington: To revive Britain from recession the next government must get growth right

Two priorities are tackling entrenched inequalities and – the biggest challenge – addressing the climate crisisBritain’s economy is in a deep rut. After news confirming the country fell into recession late last year, most experts agree the downturn is …

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Richard Partington: To revive Britain from recession the next government must get growth right

Two priorities are tackling entrenched inequalities and – the biggest challenge – addressing the climate crisisBritain’s economy is in a deep rut. After news confirming the country fell into recession late last year, most experts agree the downturn is …

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Dear Keir Starmer: here’s what you should know about Sunak’s attack on climate policy – he lied and lied | Fiona Harvey

He says measures are unaffordable: official figures say otherwise. He says costs will fall on the poor, but that’s a choice made by his government Keir Starmer faces a challenge at party conference that no UK opposition leader has faced in more than 30…

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