A major summit on the Low-Carbon Energy Sector in Wales has just been announced. The event will be co-hosted by Wales in London and Eversheds on Tuesday 15th October 2013 at Eversheds’ London Office. The Sec of State for Wales, the Rt Hon David Jones MP will deliver a keynote opening address. Places will be strictly limited – get your tickets in advance from the Wales in London website.
There is a whisper circulating around Westminster that Nick Clegg wants an opportunity to replace Danny Alexander with Ed Davey in the ‘quad’ that settles key coalition policy. If it happens it would freshen up the central coalition team, dispel any Lib Dem fears of a double agent (Alexander) in the heart of government, and provide a direct challenge to George Osborne’s anti-green agenda. In short, it’s a good idea. The timing… Read More
You don’t need to buy The Daily Mail to get hold of the priceless banter on its opinion pages; it shouts abuse at you across the newsagent; it bellows out bile from petrol station forecourts; it downloads its distress onto your smartphone. It’s an addictive dose of comedy, parody and parallel reality. One editorial column caught my eye recently, included the following line: ‘in the depths of this rapidly worsening economic crisis……this…….. Read More
Of the three main political parties, the Lib Dems are generally considered the greenest. The Green Book, launched on Monday, sets out a suite of environmental policy ideas, arguments and analysis that seek to build on that platform and further embed the agenda for ‘green growth’ within the party’s 2015 manifesto. The stated aim of the book is to offer a ‘fundamentally different approach to economic and social policy’ weaving a green… Read More