Boris Johnson’s plan for Britain revealed – from new energy strategy to scrapping EU laws
BORIS Johnson will today pledge to grow the economy to fix the cost-of-living crisis.
He will vow to tackle the problem head on with “the same urgency, impatience, and determination” that got Britain jabbed and out of lockdown.Boris Johnson will today pledge to grow the economy to fix the cost of living crisis[/caption] Police will be better able to tackle protesters like these on the M25[/caption]
But he will warn: “However great our compassion and our ingenuity, we cannot simply spend our way out of this problem.
“We need to grow our way out of it.”
About 30 proposed laws will be unveiled as the Tories eye the next Election — due before the end of 2024.
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A new Public Order Bill will help police curb disruptive eco-protesters who stick themselves to roads and buildings.
Police will be able to use stop-and-search powers to prevent such action while sentences for those who do manage it will range up to a year in jail.
A new UK’s human rights law will be able to override European Court rulings.
Mr Johnson will say: “This Queen’s Speech will get our country back on track and I will strive — and this Government will strive — night and day to deliver it.
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“We will get the country through the aftershocks of Covid, just as we got through Covid — with every ounce of ingenuity and compassion and hard work.
“By urgently pressing on with our mission to create the high-wage, high-skilled jobs that will drive economic growth across our whole United Kingdom.
“That is the long-term, sustainable solution to ease the burden on families and businesses.”
Last night, Home Secretary Priti Patel said: “The law-abiding, responsible majority have had enough of anti-social, disruptive protests carried out by a self-indulgent minority who seem to revel in causing mayhem and misery.
“The Public Order Bill will give the police the powers they need to clamp down on this outrageous behaviour and ensure the British public can go about their lives.”
TARIFFS will be axed, data protection laws ditched and financial rules made more simple.
EU laws will go to free businesses from restrictions.
An animal welfare Bill will crack down on puppy smuggling and raise standards.
COUNCILS in England will get new powers to force landlords to rent out empty properties, so boarded-up high streets can be revived.
And residents will get to vote on plans for new homes in their streets to boost house-building.Residents will get to vote on plans for new homes on their streets[/caption]
HUMAN Rights Act replaced to encourage UK rules to diverge from long-standing EU rulings.
It will make it easier to deport foreign offenders and give public more say over keeping criminals under lock and key.Human Rights Act replaced to encourage UK rules to diverge from long-standing EU rulings[/caption]
Parole system shake-up.
FRESH crackdown on truants with a new register to keep track of them.
Watchdogs will get new powers to investigate and shut down rogue schools.Watchdogs will get new powers to investigate and shut down rogue schools[/caption]
And a fresh loans system will give adults help to retrain.
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NEW strategy will help Britain reduce reliance on Russian oil and gas.
Targets for more wind farms and solar panels.
Green light to drill more North Sea oil and gas.
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