11 Aug 2021

Red Wall Tory MPs ‘pressuring’ ministers over move to electric cars

Sicilian meteorologists have recorded the highest temperature in Europe’s history today at 48.8 degrees Celsius in Siracusa.

Balancing the extreme effects of climate change, with a smooth transition to a green revolution, is a dilemma facing governments the world over.

Here, infighting has broken out among Tories in Red Wall Conservative seats, reportedly turning their ire on ministers pushing for a move away from petrol and diesel engines to meet net zero climate targets.