Patrick McLoughlin will remain in the role of secretary of state for transport as part of the new Conservative government, it has been confirmed. The announcement came as the reappointed prime minister David Cameron reshuffled the cabinet for his coming term in office, following his election victory last week. McLoughlin, who was voted back into the Derbyshire Dales seat in last week’s election with 52% of the constituency’s votes, was first appointed to the role in 2012. He made news […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has received more than 15,000 signatures of support in the past day backing its call for an investigation into the UK fuel market. FFUK wants the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to take the issue on, after a report commissioned for G20 finance ministers warned oil traders may have been artificially inflating wholesale prices. It also wants the financial regulators to look at whether traders and speculators have, in the style of the banks and the Libor rate, […]
The Conservative Party has insisted that investment in Britain’s road network will be “the big thing that will decide our country’s future”.