“Redcar suggests to me that the politics of net zero are hard, but far from impossible. MPs have a point: the Government does need to be cautious not to overburden ordinary taxpayers, or penalise those who faithfully followed previous advice.
But that must not come at the cost of action, or the jobs recovery in places like Redcar will be stillborn. It’s a narrow corridor, but it is there.”
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Siobhan Baillie and fellow backbench MPs are to put pressure on Hunt to cut childcare costs. Onward report 'First Steps' finds that childcare costs have risen by an average of 21% across the UK in the past 5 years. Baillie and her colleagues follow Onward's recommendation to relax regulations that could help more people join the childcare industry.