Amber Rudd

Hate Crime Spike Prompts £2.4m Security Boost For Mosques, Synagogues And Churches

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK

A £2.4 million fund is being created to boost security around mosques, synagogues, churches and other places of worship following a spike in hate cri...

May Admits Tory Migration Target Delay

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Politics

Theresa May has appeared to ditch a Tory manifesto pledge to cut net migration to below 100,000 a year by 2020. At the end of her first Prime Minister...

Theresa May's Cabinet: The MPs Who Could Be Running The Country Under The UK's New Prime Minister

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Politics

If the events of the past few weeks have proved anything, it’s that predictions are for mugs. Despite that, here are HuffPost UK’s educated guesse...

Sunshine on a Rainy Day: How David Cameron Has Turned a Romp Into Squeaky Bum Time

Gavin Devine | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Politics
Gavin Devine

Yesterday's 'shock poll' revealing that Leave has soared into a seven point lead over Remain was just that - a shock. The palpitations calmed somewhat...

The Waugh Zone June 10, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday June 10, 2016… 1) BLOND AMBITION It’s the start of Euro2016 tonight and English, Welsh and Nort...

Fracking: Ministers 'Sitting On' Climate Change Report

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Politics

Ministers have been accused of ‘sitting on’ a long-awaited report on fracking and climate change in a bid to help the oil industry. HuffPost UK ha...

Question Time Audience Member Takes Down 'Silent Eurosceptic' Tory MP

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK

An irate audience member on BBC's Question Time has slammed Conservative minister Amber Rudd and other Tory MPs, who are supposedly backing a Brexit f...

Cabinet Minister Drops Biggest EU Referendum Date Hint Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Politics

A cabinet minister has dropped a big hint that the European Union referendum will be held on June 23. Energy secretary Amber Rudd told BBC Question...

Phasing Out Coal Is Welcome - But the Government's Plan Makes Little Economic or Environmental Sense

Daisy Sands | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Politics
Daisy Sands

Whilst the coal phase-out is welcome, today's plan makes little economic or environmental sense. If the government is serious about combating climate change whilst keeping bills down for families and businesses across the UK, it must back the best renewable energy sources now in order to create a sustainable power system fit for the 21st century.

The Waugh Zone November 18, 2015

The Huffington Post Uk | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday November 18, 2015… 1) SHOOT TO KILL, STILL It’s a fast moving situation in Saint Denis, Pari...

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd: Government Does Not Have The 'Right Policies' To Meet Renewables Target

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Politics

The Government does not have the “right policies” to meet its renewable energy target, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd admitted tod...

Amber Rudd Leaked Letter Shows UK Will Miss Its Renewable Energy Target By 25 Per Cent

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Politics

Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has shown the "dark side” of the Government after a leaked letter contradicted her public claim that Britain wou...

The Waugh Zone October 16 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday October 16, 2015... 1) LOSING ON PENALTIES Every now and again there comes an electric, non-manufac...

A Mother On Question Time Absolutely Tears Tories Apart For Lying About Tax Credits

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Politics

A desperate mother last night launched an impassioned tirade at one top Tory minister for the government's decision to slash tax credits, despite a pr...

Amber Rudd Fails to Inspire on Climate Change

Kyla Mandel | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK Politics
Kyla Mandel

It's safe to say climate change is not on the Conservative Party conference agenda this year. If you showed up just 12 minutes late to Monday afternoon's main event, you would've missed energy secretary Amber Rudd entirely. And indeed, it seems quite a few people did.

Amber Rudd Must Stand Up for British Industry and Consumers

Alexander Temerko | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Politics
Alexander Temerko

It's time for urgent action from the government to wake up to these market forces and what they mean for British consumers, British firms and British industry. We've failed to benefit from the plunge in prices; it's now essential not to be caught out by the rebound...

Does the UK Have a Paris Climate Plan or is the Government Calling Our Bluff?

Kyla Mandel | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Politics
Kyla Mandel

It’s been four months since Prime Minister David Cameron’s new majority government came into power and there are just three months before the Pari...

The Eight Most Stupid Things About the Government's Stupid New Solar Cuts

David Powell | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Politics
David Powell

Yesterday the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announced massive, massive cuts to Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) - subsidies for solar, hydro and wind power. This is completely and totally stupid. Here are just eight reasons why.

If They're Serious About Meeting Climate Ambitions, the Goverment Needs to Do Precisely the Opposite of What It Has Announced

Daisy Sands | Posted 24.07.2016 | UK
Daisy Sands

What we've seen over the past few months adds up to nothing less than a full frontal attack on the renewable energy sector. It will have ramifications beyond the UK, if the UK does not have any real credible domestic action to tackle climate change, the government will lose any influence over others at the crucial climate talks in Paris at the end of the year.

10 Reasons Cameron Isn't Creating The Greenest Government Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

On Thursday, David Cameron announced the Conservatives had been the "greenest government ever" - the same week an EU ban on "bee-killing" pesticides w...

Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd Baits Lefties

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Politics

Environmentalists have dubbed the Conservative administration the "greyest government ever" after a wave of cuts to support for green policies as envi...

The Waugh Zone July 24, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday July 24, 2015... 1) ESPECIALLY FOR EU Barack Obama is getting more and more bold in his second term...

Tories' Wind Farm Move Is A 'Chilling Signal' For Renewable Energy

PA | Posted 18.06.2016 | UK

The Government is to end new subsidies for onshore wind farms by closing the existing payments schemes a year early, it has announced.The move aims to...

Tackling Climate Change Does More Than Tackle Climate Change

Joe Ware | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK
Joe Ware

One of the rocks that climate change sceptics like to throw at those advocating action to tackle climate change is that it's all very well for the rich developed world to reduce its carbon footprint but it's immoral to ask the world's poor to give up cheap energy such as coal. Yes, climate change may be happening, they say, but it's unfair to pull up the fossil fuel ladder from developing countries.

Ones To Watch

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Politics

The last parliamentary session saw a number of politicians rise up the ranks and enter the public conscience. Some for good reasons - think Adam A...