Trump unveils energy cuts in first budget proposal

Donald Trump has unveiled his government’s first full budget proposal, which outlines a series of planned energy cuts. Overall proposed spending for 2018 is quite similar to last year’s total figure at $4.1 trillion (£3.16tn). It sees increases in defence and security spending are offset with cuts to swathes of science, arts and research programmes, including the Department of Agriculture’s […]

Police spent £46m on joint energy contracts

Britain’s police forces spent £46million on joint energy contracts last year, according to the National Audit Office. The government body’s latest report on police spending examined ways the 43 police forces in England and Wales had pooled resources, such as ordering uniform in bulk or teaming up on utility bills. In 2011-12, police forces spent […]