However hot a potato the issue of fuel duty becomes, for the sake of the rural economy (among many others), today's debate must not be the end of the discussion.
Two-thirds of Britain's schools do not know where the food in school meals comes from, a survey has revealed. Only 60 out
The digital divide between urban and rural areas grows ever wider; with towns and cities basking in fibre-optic internet speeds and a variety of different providers offering competitive rates, while those living in the countryside have to contend with the net going down everytime someone calls their home telephone.
The beginning of November sees us enter autumn in earnest; the clocks go back, the nights draw in and there is an ever-present chill in the air. This weekend also heralds the beginning of the hunting season, with hunts up and down the country holding their opening meets.
Once upon a time that question was met with ridicule; the poser rendered a fool simply by having the temerity to ask it.
Campaigners have called for children to be given lessons outdoors as a poll found that many parents believe health and safety
High Speed Rail is Damaging to the Environment and the Budget Deficit, High Speed Broadband Would be Much Better for Both
With a programme of rail upgrades and investment in superfast broadband, the Government could deliver the economic growth it desires, for a fraction of the cost of the High Speed Rail 2 project and in a fraction of the time.
Since I first wrote about the Battle for Planning Rights for this website just two weeks ago, the war of words on the Government's draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has steadily intensified, reaching fever pitch in the past week now Parliament has returned.
The government is determined to press ahead with planning reforms, according to two of its senior figures. "No one should
A war is currently being waged in Britain. It is one that threatens to tear this sceptered isle in two, turning neighbour against neighbour and friends into enemies.