Government axes plug-in car grant, as industry warns shock move comes at ‘worst possible time’

The government has today scrapped its flagship plug-in car grant scheme in a surprise move, pledging to refocus electric vehicle (EV) incentives and funding towards taxis, vans, trucks, and motorcycles, as well as the expansion of the public chargepoint network. Announcing the shock move this morning, the Department for Transport (DfT) said the plug-in car … Read more

Missing crucial ingredients: Campaigners slam government’s new Food Strategy

The government is today facing fierce criticism over its new Food Strategy with critics from both the food and farming industry and the environmental movement accusing Ministers of producing a document that is “flatter than a pancake and missing most of the crucial ingredients needed to truly ensure our long-term food security”. The Department for … Read more