Former Tory MP Lord Andrew Tyrie has resigned as chairman of the UK’s competition watchdog, saying the job was limiting his efforts to push for reform.
Senior Conservative MPs are reportedly urging Boris Johnson to change the two metre social distancing rule to one-and-a-half metres to prevent large-scale redundancies.
An £80 million investment has been announced aiming to boost productivity and jobs in the UK’s creative industries.
Aberdeen academics are to be part of a new £15.8 million artificial intelligence health research centre.
The UK’s first spaceport could launch around 2,000 satellites by 2030 as part of efforts to bring in £3.8 billion through the industry, according to new figures.
Britain could launch its own satellite navigation system, as the country faces being frozen out of key elements of an EU project after Brexit.
The Government is to invest £184 million to help train the next generation of engineers and scientists at universities.
The UK’s new energy secretary pledged to put the North Sea oil and gas sector “at the heart of the UK’s industrial strategy” as he ruled out intervening in an ongoing industrial dispute.
Theresa May has scrapped the Department of Energy and Climate Change in her Cabinet reshuffle. The energy portfolio will now be covered by a new department led by former communities secretary Greg Clark. It will be called the department for business, energy and industrial strategy. For the full story, visit Energy Voice.