What has happened to progressive ideas on energy policy?  Politicians seem to be locked in a rhetorical battle to go further and further backwards. There’s talk of a windfall tax which...

This week has shown the British Parliament at its most effective.  Faced with a decision on military intervention in Syria, MPs overruled the Government and withdrew support for action.  For those...

This week will mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of Richard Beeching’s infamous report, The Restructuring of British Railways which outlined plans to cut more than 5,000 miles of rail track...

Three key indicators of Spring finally arrived this week – a slight rise in temperatures,  the calendar has flicked over to March, and another round of bank results hit the front...

We have outgrown our little flat in London so it’s time to move out.  Some things we will miss, others less so….. Along with the logistical headache of living in a...

Air travel makes the world smaller – connecting businesses and allowing individuals to travel the world – adding to GDP as well as bringing pleasure into people’s lives. But  jet engines...

For rugby fans in Europe  it’s time to plot the annual Spring pilgrimage to follow your team in the Six Nations which kicks of on 2nd February.   More than any...

I have just become a father for the first time.  For the past fortnight I have been reveling in the excitement of parenthood and counting my many blessings.  It’s a cliche,...

There is a depressing lack of imagination to Nick Boles’ proposed solution to our housing problems.  Essentially it boils down to ‘build more‘.  The only nuance in the argument as far...