‘Build back greener’: Johnson lays out Covid-19 recovery plan

In a major speech on the recovery from coronavirus this morning, prime minister Boris Johnson promised investment in green technologies, while insisting major reforms to the planning system are needed to halt “newt-counting delays”.

by Gareth Simkins
Boris Johnson spoke today at the Dudley College of Technology, stating the country needed the kind of massive investment delivered by US president Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression. Photograph: WPA Pool/Getty Images
Boris Johnson spoke today at the Dudley College of Technology, stating the country needed the kind of massive investment delivered by US president Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression. Photograph: WPA Pool/Getty Images

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