Politics Home: Cutting red tape for train firms will help decarbonise our railways

This article was written by John originally for Politics Home Great herds of world leaders, climate change activists and media crews are all converging on Glasgow at the COP26 climate summit, like one of nature’s great animal migrations, to try to save the planet. There will be lofty speeches, lots…

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Investors’ Chronicle: Better financial education is more important than ever

There has been a boom in young people signing up to investing platforms during Covid-19. Historically low interest rates, volatile markets and a pandemic-inspired desire for financial resilience have driven this trading trend.    But these same young people have emerged from education systems in the UK where the provision of financial education…

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John answers questions on State Aid and Post Brexit Competition Policy from The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee examines how the UK’s competition law is likely to evolve following the UK’s departure from the EU, and its implications for business and consumers.  They question John and other experts on how the legal landscape should change. Their questions include the changing role…

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London Evening Standard: John Penrose praises changes to the taper rate announced in last week’s Budget, but urges Government to go further

Article written by Martina Bet and published in the print version of The London Evening Standard. Conservative former minister John Penrose praised Chancellor Rishi Sunak for the changes to the taper rate announced in last week’s Budget, he urged the Government to go further towards a Nigel Lawson-esque kind of tax system,…

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