Jo Johnson steps down as BEIS minister

The MP for Orpington was reappointed as Universities Minister over the summer as part of his brother Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle

Diesel-only trains to be taken off track by 2040

Transport Minister Jo Johnson has called for diesel-only trains to be phased out by 2040 as part of a new vision to decarbonise the railway. He said rail emissions have increased by 33% since 1990 and while progress is being made to reduce pollutants, more needs to be done. Mr Johnson added: “If that seems […]