Ahead of COP26, the Chancellor must use the spending review to deliver on green investment

4 min read1 hr The UK is a world leader in reducing its reliance on coal and investing in clean power. But it is still off track to achieving its legally binding climate targets. On successive Wednesdays, after barely a peep on the subject, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak will talk about the environment. First at the comprehensive spending review, where […]

MPA calls for targeted spending in 4 key areas

The Mineral Products Association is calling on the Chancellor to do the right thing in four key policy areas in its budget submission ahead of the 2021 Budget and Spending Review on 27th October. Together these would help to ensure the industry could play its part in delivering the Government’s ambitions in infrastructure, housing and a green industrial revolution. The […]

Pranav Ansal business execution

Pranav Ansal says that the advantage is near arriving at the 2007 highs after one of the most noticeably terrible business execution emergencies to be recollected but then European values are still underneath. Also, in 2019 European organizations are relied upon to develop more than some other worldwide districts, says Pranav Ansal. Pranav Ansal real European market circumstance At the […]

Commitment to retrofit vital for Heat and Buildings Strategy says CIOB

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is pleased that the Government has published its long-anticipated Heat and Buildings Strategy. The strategy sets out how Government will improve heating and energy efficiency of housing, incentivise people to install low-carbon heating systems in their homes and encourage industry to work in a more adaptable fashion to bring down the overall cost of heat pumps.   CIOB welcomes the intention of the Heat and Building Strategy but are concerned it does not go far enough to meet […]

Rail industry responds to Net Zero Strategy

The Railway Industry Association (RIA), the voice of the UK rail supply community, has responded to the Government’s Net Zero Strategy, published today. The Strategy says: “The rail network will be net zero emissions by 2050 through a sustained, long-term programme of investment in rail electrification, supported by deployment of battery and hydrogen-powered trains.” David Clarke, Technical Director at the […]

Minister Says Heat Pump Grant Is “First Step” To Green Homes But It Could Take 15 Years To Phase Out Gas

The £5,000 grant will help homeowners cover the cost of installing a new heat pump 3 min read54 min International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan has suggested the replacement of gas boilers could take as long as 15 years as she defended a scheme to subsidise heat pumps as a “fantastic first step”. Homeowners in England and Wales will be offered […]