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Is it a green agenda for buses, or a cuts agenda?

The £400m BSOG?grant is to be altered on environmental grounds, but is this to help the climate or the Treasury’s coffers?

Ben Colson

It is normal at this time of year to reflect on the year past, and to look forward to the next. As we have seen in the Queen’s Speech, posturing is perhaps a more appropriate way to describe it than to be looking forward. And nowhere is this more so than with the green agenda.

December was meant to be a key month in the global fight back against climate change, but instead the media-savvy world leaders are spending their time lowering our expectations of what they will achieve at the...

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