Conservative councils build only half as much affordable and social housing
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Monday 14 December 2009
Our ancient forests continue to fall at an alarming rate. Illegal logging and the international trade in illegal timber damage the environment, cost governments billions of dollars in lost revenue, encourage corruption, undermine the rule of law and fund armed conflict.
Thursday 10 December 2009
A raft of Government ministers are heading to the UN climate talks in Copenhagen in the coming days in a bid to push for an ambitious deal, officials said today.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Saturday 21 November 2009
Saturday 21 November 2009
Friday 20 November 2009
The Government will provide anything needed to help during the flooding which has seen hundreds of people evacuated from their homes, Gordon Brown said today.
Wednesday 30 September 2009
Because politicians only occasionally take into consideration what is happening in the British countryside, rural policies and initiatives, when they do come, often have an other-worldly, Alice in Wonderland feel to them.
Sunday 27 September 2009
Monday 21 September 2009
The UK's biggest retailer Tesco today backed the Conservatives' campaign to ensure food labels have better information to tell consumers where meat products come from.
Tuesday 01 September 2009
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Sunday 12 July 2009
Supermarkets were blamed yesterday for wasteful packaging, adding an estimated £1.8bn to council tax bills.
Thursday 02 July 2009
Environment ministers refused to admit today whether the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' budget was being cut.
Saturday 27 June 2009
A Cabinet minister has given the strongest indication yet that the Government will have to cut spending after the next general election.
Friday 19 June 2009
One in six homes in England is at risk of flooding, the Environment Agency warned today.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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