The Prime Minister is making a big show today of ‘launching’ an industrial strategy today to get the economy going in light of Brexit.
The government is so clueless on the streel industry crisis, that its press officers don’t even know how it will affect the industry.
Who says that the Tories don’t give a monkey’s about the north? Why only last night they hosted an exclusive ‘Northern Powerhouse Dinner’ (in, errrr, London) designed to raise funds for the Conservative Party.
The credibility of the Tories’ so-called ‘Northern Powerhouse’ was dealt another blow this week, with news that the department responsible for delivering the agenda is to close offices in Sheffield — and move the 247 jobs to London. What’s more, it has now emerged that this plan that underpinned the move was cooked up by a firm of […]
The farcical tragicomedy of Tory MP James Wharton’s blundering tenure as minister for the so-called ‘Northern Powerhouse’ knows no bounds – his latest cack-handed attempt at damage limitation as Teesside’s steel industry collapses is a bizarre boycott of his local daily paper.
The credibility of the Tories’ minister for the so-called ‘Northern Powerhouse’ seems to plumb new depths on a daily basis — with figures from his own (northern) back yard beginning to round on him.
The minister responsible for the so-called ‘Northern Powerhouse’ has attempted to play down the death of the steel industry on Teesside as a “tragic distraction” from the government’s agenda.
After his colleague (the inept minister for the so-called ‘Northern Powerhouse’) stated that 1,700+ job losses were “not his responsibility” a Tory cabinet minister has finally dared to visit SSI steelworks on Teesside — but unfortunately seems to think he is in the North West. Said Javid on World At One:
It’s 10:53am and the local steel plant has closed:
With devastation set to hit Teeside in the wake of 1,700 job losses at the local steelworks, the credibility of the so-called ‘minister for the northern powerhouse’ has sunk to a new low after he claimed the issue was “not his responsibility” — despite also being an MP for the area.