• Boris Johnson’s green jobs for China

    • Date: 23/11/20
    • GWPF

    According to a report in today’s Times, more than half of the estimated £50bn investment for Boris’s planned offshore wind farm expansion is expected to go to companies overseas. SSE, the report says, opted for manufacturers in Asia, citing lower costs.  The Times reports that the majority of orders for turbines and other equipment is […]

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  • Boris’s first Net Zero U-turn. More to follow, no doubt

    • Date: 21/11/20
    • BBC News

    The prime minister’s pledge to ban gas boilers from new homes by 2023 has been withdrawn. The promise first appeared on the Downing Street website this week attached to Mr Johnson’s climate plan. But the date was later amended, with the PM’s office claiming a “mix-up”. The original statement from Number 10 announced this goal; “2023 – Implement […]

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  • Boris Johnson’s road to green poverty: One in three motorists cannot afford even the cheapest electric car, experts warn

    • Date: 21/11/20
    • Daily Mail

    A third of motorists are unable to afford even the cheapest electric car, experts warn. The figure – equivalent to ten million households – highlights how many ordinary families will struggle to finance the switch from petrol and diesel cars being pushed by ministers. Even middle-earning households will have difficulty paying for one of the […]

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  • Drivers slam Boris Johnson’s ‘Stalinist’ order to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2030

    • Date: 18/11/20
    • Daily Mail

    Drivers today let rip at Boris Johnson’s ‘Stalinist’ ban on new petrol and diesel cars from 2030 – warning rushing the transition is impossible and electric vehicles are still too expensive for ordinary Britons. The PM heralded a ‘green industrial revolution’ as he launched a ten-point, £12billion plan for the environment, saying it could create […]

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  • Lord Lawson criticises Prime Minister Johnson for being ‘economically illiterate’

    • Date: 18/11/20

    In a statement on Boris Johnson’s plans for a ‘Green Industrial Revolution,’ Lord Lawson, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, said:  If the Government were trying to damage the economy they couldn’t be doing it better. Moreover, the job creation mantra is economically illiterate. A programme to erect statues of Boris in every town and […]

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  • Banning the sale of petrol cars is ‘a colossal error’

    • Date: 18/11/20
    • GWPF

    Eminent engineer reveals major flaw in UK Govt’s electric car plans According to Professor Gautam Kalghatgi, because most vehicles will still run on fossil fuels in ten years’ time, banning the sale of new ones would prevent any improvement in the efficiency of most of the vehicle fleet. As Professor Kalghatgi explains: Even with an […]

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  • UK plans to charge motorists for every mile they drive in switch to electric cars

    • Date: 16/11/20
    • Daily Mail

    Petrol and diesel vehicle ban to cause £40 billion black hole Rishi Sunak is considering plans to charge motorists for every mile they drive on Britain’s roads to fill a £40billion tax hole left by a push to electric cars, according to reports. The Chancellor is reportedly ‘very interested’ in the idea of a national […]

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  • Boris Johnson overrules Rishi Sunak on risky, green bonds as fiancee Carrie Symonds supports them

    • Date: 15/11/20
    • Mail on Sunday

    Boris Johnson has won a battle with Chancellor Rishi Sunak to fund the ‘green’ projects beloved of fiancee Carrie Symonds despite opposition from a sceptical Treasury. The Treasury is understood to fear that transforming the goals of central banks risks damaging their credibility and could fuel a dangerous green asset bubble. The Prime Minister’s relationship with Ms Symonds, a passionate […]

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