Jim Pickard (@PickardJE )

Jim Pickard

Bio Chief Political Correspondent, Financial Times
Location London
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Account created 26-08-2009 20:06:27
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iPhone : curiously DFT denies it:

“Court incorrectly drew the conclusion that the Secretary of State had been given legal advice that he must ignore the Paris Agreement. This was purely an assumption by the Court, not based on any evidence or documentation, and is factually incorrect.”

Twitter Web App : fascinating angle in todays Heathrow judgment is that ex-transport secretary Chris Grayling got duff legal advice that he should *actively ignore* Paris Agreement when drawing up Airports National Policy Statement....

...and that Johnson could easily remedy this if he wanted to

Twitter Web App : fascinating angle in todays Heathrow judgment is that ex-transport secretary Chris Grayling got duff legal advice that he should *actively ignore* Paris Agreement when drawing up Airports National Policy Statement....

...and that Johnson could easily remedy this if he wanted to

iPhone : next in the pipeline....will the UK courts approve a huge new gas-fired power station given the Paris Accord

clientearth.org/drax-legal-cas…

Twitter Web App : Excellent scoop in PR Week. Claims No10 communications chief Lee Cain applied for top jobs with both the Remain and Leave campaigns.
Of course, his boss did write two columns backing both positions as well ...

prweek.com/article/167533…

Twitter Web App : BCC John Sauven Shapps needs to explain how extra flights from (insert name of regional city) will have less climate impact than extra flights from west London....good luck with that

Twitter Web App : BCC John Sauven the transport secretary has tweeted hinting that other airport expansions will still be possible.....now waiting for him to explain the logic

Twitter Web App : BREAKING:

Court of Appeal has upheld challenge to Heathrow third runway on climate change grounds, concluding that the government's ANPS (airports national policy statement) was "unlawful" because it failed to take into account the Paris Agreement