Excessive supermarket food packaging is undermining householders’ efforts to recycle and adding to council tax bills, according to a new report
The success of Boris Johnson as Mayor of London has inspired a Conservative plan to invite every major town and city in the country to elect a mayor of their own
Green home ‘refurbishments’ are to be offered to householders under a Government scheme which could save them 300-a-year in fuel bills, ministers will pledge.
More than one in four homes in the UK will be offered a complete eco-makeover.
Drivers of large ?gas guzzling? cars face higher car park and meter charges under new council plans.
Fears over politicisation of forces fuelled revolt by officers and councils
Boris Johnson plans to make almost £1bn of cost savings during the next 3 years
Former Home Secretary Charles Clarke has warned that plans to overhaul how police forces are held accountable are ‘very dangerous to society’ and will ‘destroy’ efforts to tackle crime.
Schools have been banned from examining children’s birth certificates or photographs under new rules designed to stop middle-class pupils dominating places.
Boris Johnson and the Conservatives favour more local political control over chief constables and police forces – not to mention Sir Ian Blair, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. But what of governing the capital itself? Attempts to regulate London are almost as old as the city. The post of mayor was created in the 12th […]