John Hayes

Tory Minister Mocked For Refusing To Take Questions From MPs Not Wearing Ties

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK

A Tory minister has been mocked for refusing to take questions from any MP too “sartorially challenged” to wear a tie. Speaker John Bercow has rel...

'The GR1: Spain's Sendero Histórico' by John Hayes, a Review

Matthew Hirtes | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Hirtes

Photograph by Cicerone Guides/schmuides. In the digital age we live in, do we really need to reserve space in our luggage for a book? If the title in...

How Much Did Cable Charge You To Train His Team For TV?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has spent nearly £11,000 since 2010 on media training for his junior ministers at the Department for Business and two senior civil servan...

Cameron's Backbench 'Ambassador'?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Politics

A minister appointed to act as David Cameron's link man to the parliamentary party in a surprise mini-reshuffle insisted the move shows the Prime Mini...

Cameron Brings In Hayes To Keep An Eye On Rebellious MPs

PA | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron today announced changes to his ministerial team, with Michael Fallon adding responsibility for energy to his brief in the business depar...

Government To Spell Out Energy Plan

PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Energy Secretary Ed Davey will flesh out proposals today to ensure all households are on the cheapest gas and electricity tariffs available. After ...

Chris Heaton-Harris MP Caught Out By Greenpeace Over RSPB Comments (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK Politics

MP Chris Heaton-Harris has been left looking a little bird-brained by a Greenpeace video which shows him calling the RSPB "crap" and 'inventing' evide...

Osborne: I DO Support Our Energy Policy

PA | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK Politics

George Osborne today reaffirmed his support for the Government's energy policy after activists secretly filmed his father-in-law claiming the Chancell...

Osborne 'Regrets Green Commitments' Claims Senior Tory

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons & Chris York | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Politics

George Osborne is masterminding an effort to undermine the coalition's commitment to be the greenest government ever, a senior Tory has claimed. In...

Tory MP Accused Of Encouraging Rival Candidate In Corby By-Election

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Politics

The Tories' campaign manager for the Corby by-election has apologised after being filmed apparently admitting he encouraged a rival candidate. In t...

John Hayes Is Wrong About Wind Farms

Natalie Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

There's an even bigger concern behind the latest row. Whatever happened to David 'Hug a Husky' Cameron? Has he been replaced by a 'Frack the Countryside' lookalike?

Ned Simons

John Hayes' 'Petulant Outburst' On Wind Farms Attacked By Environmental Groups | Ned Simons | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Politics

Environmental groups have reacted with horror to reports energy minister John Hayes' wants to block the construction of any more wind farms. The To...

Country 'Peppered' With Wind Farms

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Politics

The Tory energy minister has said the country is "peppered" with wind farms insisting: "Enough is enough." John Hayes said the "extraordinary" spre...

Apprenticeships: The Real Story

Alice Barnard | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Alice Barnard

Traditionally, apprenticeships were the main route into business. Some of the country's best-known entrepreneurs mastered their skills this way: Michel Roux, restaurateur and Masterchef judge, British fashion designer Karen Millen, and hair-product entrepreneur John Frieda all learned their crafts via apprenticeship schemes.

Student Cuts Would Be History If Government 'Got Its Act Together', Says NAO

PA | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Up to £70 million a year could be slashed from further education (FE) red tape to protect students from cuts if the Government got its act together, ...