Ahead of the chancellor Rishi Sunak’s pre-budget statement, thought to be slated for 6 July, ministers must show that warm words will be backed up by action, experts said. “There are encouraging signs that the government is beginning to realise that all policy and public spending must be put through a net zero filter,” said Shaun Spiers, the executive director of the thinktank Green Alliance. “The whole government now needs to shift gear and ensure that ‘build back better’ and ‘green recovery’ are not just slogans, but drive the economic recovery from Covid-19.” … [Read more...] about UK’s net zero pledge: what has been achieved one year on?
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The US daily press briefings were first televised in 1995, under then President Bill Clinton, according to the White House Historical Association. The White House has its own press briefing room. … [Read more...] about UK government plans to hold daily White House-style televised press briefings
PM's economic recovery planAsked about the concerns raised by Sir Jeremy, the home secretary told the BBC that "nothing would be more damaging for our country and for our economy" than a second spike in virus cases, adding that the government's plans to ease measures were "pragmatic and responsible". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: UK ‘on knife edge’ ahead of lockdown easing, scientist warns
The Bank said the “extremely weak” net flows of consumer credit meant the annual growth rate stood at -3.0%, the weakest since the series began in 1994. A breakdown of the overall figure showed the annual growth rate of credit card lending was negative for the third month running, falling to -10.7%, compared with 3.5% in February. … [Read more...] about UK home loans fall 90% since start of Covid-19 crisis