YP Comment: Local leadership and Industrial Strategy are linked
THERESA May and her Cabinet can’t be blamed for launching the Government’s new Industrial Strategy in the North West – Ministers are clearly exasperated by this region’s inability to strike a devolution deal and Yorkshire can expect further snubs if the deadlock persists.
Ministers accused of ‘ignoring’ calls for radical overhaul of flood defences
The Government been accused of letting down thousands of families and business left vulnerable to flooding, after “ignoring” cross-party calls for a radical overhaul of the way the country responds to risks.
May warned against becoming ‘unwitting tool of aggressive nationalism’ ahead of Trump meeting
Theresa May will face warnings today not to become an “unwitting tool” in the advance of “aggressive nationalism”, as she prepares for her first meeting with the new US President Donald Trump later this week.
Government accused of ‘stonewalling MPs’ over Trident as US officials confirm ‘failure’
The Government has been accused of “stonewalling” MPs over reports of a faulty Trident missile launch carried out just weeks before the vote to renew the deterrent, as officials in the US claimed the exercise had “ended in failure”.
Nick Baines: Why words matter more than ever in a post-truth world
POPULISM is clearly more than a movement of people who listen only to the facts that support the prejudices that they have already nurtured, but it can exploit assertive language in such a way as to obscure truth.