BMW and Daimler will invest €1 billion in new automotive technology
Today, BMW and Daimler revealed a joint venture which will see a €1 billion investment in new driving technologies. Among the technologies they plan to improve are driverless vehicles, ride-hailing, parking services and pay-per-use car schemes.Read more
Andrew Maskery Associates welcome Gove's proposed no-deal food tariffsSpeaking to a conference of the National Farmers Union, Michael Gove promised the government will apply tariffs to food imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Andrew Maskery, Managing Director of Andrew Maskery Associates, welcomed these tariffs, focusing specifically on the need to protect livestock farmers.
Centrica project fall in profit following the introduction of energy price capCentrica confirmed today that their profits will be reduced as a result of the introduction of the energy price cap.
MPs admit frustrations as more are rumoured to join The Independent GroupMPs from both sides of the aisle have today admitted that they could consider their future, a day after three former Conservative MPs joined the breakaway group.
Three Conservative MPs resign to join the Independent GroupHeidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston have quit the Conservative party today in order to join the new breakaway Independent Group.
PMQs summary (Wed 20th Feb, 2019)Today during PMQs, discussion centred around the impact Brexit could have on jobs. In this regard, Corbyn’s essential point was that the government’s unwillingness to rule out no-deal is a great risk. Theresa May, in turn, said it was the duty of MPs to support her deal.
Moneyline highlight growing working poverty despite increased employmentDespite the increase in employment numbers, according to a report published by the Office of National Statistics yesterday, the number of working people in poverty has risen. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation have published figures which show the number of workers who are living in poverty has reached four million, a rise of more than 500,000 in the last five years. Moneyline, a not-for-profit lending service designed to support low income families, highlight this growing trend and call for greater attention to be paid to the detail of employment statistics.
Swindon South MP Robert Buckland tells The Parliamentary Review that “task force” in place to safeguard 3,500 Honda workers