Tory leadership debate: Will the environment and net zero emissions be top priorities?

A televised debate saw the five candidates answer various questions from the public

Defra confirms waste brief for Rory Stewart

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has handed the waste and recycling brief to Rory Stewart. The MP for Penrith and The Border was appointed as Parliamentary under Secretary of State last month following the general election but his responsibilities hadn’t been confirmed. Mr Stewart, who replaced former Liberal Democrat Minister Dan […]