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My real views on Net Zero

I am honoured to have a campaign dedicated to opposing me over my work on the cost of Net Zero. It is a pity though that they don’t engage with my actual views, or the realities we face, such as the cost of living for the hard-pressed people of Wycombe: […]

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[PINNED] Coronavirus: where to get information

Key information For health information and advice, read NHS pages on coronavirus: NHS.uk/coronavirus Learn about the government response to coronavirus: gov.uk/coronavirus Find the UK coronavirus dashboard here: bit.ly/UKCOVID19Dashboard Public Health England’s coronavirus campaign is here: bit.ly/PHECVCampaign The Facebook group High Wycombe Coronavirus Mutual Aid is here: bit.ly/HWCVMA Keep up to date To […]

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Hunting with hounds

It is necessary to control both badgers and foxes in the interests of protecting farm livestock of one kind or another. My position on the badger cull remains as it was before the election: the issues at stake are primarily scientific but the science is disputed. I have therefore decided to support […]

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New book finds green taxes are excessive by over £500 a family | Home | The TaxPayers’ Alliance

Something to look forward to – a new book on carbon taxes published tomorrow: The biggest threat to taxpayers right now is expensive new green taxes and subsidies. In the first ever mainstream book on this subject – published Thursday 18 August – TaxPayers’ Alliance Director Matthew Sinclair has exposed […]

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Lord Lawson on Margaret Thatcher’s approach to coal, nuclear and carbon

Via The Australian: Lord Lawson, 79, has long been an outspoken critic of the direction of climate change politics, doubting the ability of world leaders to agree on co-ordinated action, instead favouring adaptation and development of new technologies to replace carbon-intensive power generation. Comments in Australia about Baroness Thatcher’s position as […]

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Exhausted commodities? » The Cobden Centre

In recent weeks, we have argued strongly against any relapse into Malthusianism or any of the other, fashionable Green neuroses which readily afflict those dealing with the more tangible examples of Man’s ongoing fight against scarcity. Neither the Gaian prophets, fulminating about planetary exploitation, nor the vacationing engineers, misapplying the […]

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