Daily Archives: November 24, 2010

There have already been some noises off between the UK government and the green energy industry over the green investment bank, the government’s proposed investment vehicle for funding clean energy projects. Apart from anything, many in the sector simply don’t think the £1bn promised by Chris Huhne, the energy secretary, is enough. 

Michael Gove interviews can, in patches, be almost as fun as reading his newspaper op-eds.

One particularly highlight of our interview with him yesterday was the section on grammar schools. Gove, remember, had told pro-grammar school Tories that his “foot was hovering over the pedal” of allowing an expansion of selective education.

His foot, it seems, is still hovering. Here’s an extract from the transcript: 

OK, I know, there were only four Tory MPs who signed-up to opposing a rise in tuition fees.