Chancellor promises “reliable energy” but no substance

Chancellor George Osborne promised the nation “reliable energy” today in his Spending Review but sketched out few new details of future energy infrastructure projects. Declaring to the Commons the “job of the state” is to provide the schools, science, transport links and “reliable energy that enable business to grow”, the Chancellor said “investing in our […]

MP: Cut wealthy pensioners’ winter fuel payment

Wealthy pensioners should have their winter fuel payment cut and redistributed to the elderly who can’t afford to fully heat their homes. The demand comes from Paul Burstow, the former Care Services Minister for the first two years of the Coalition, who wants to end the “unfair lottery” of care for older people. He believes […]