Rishi Sunak wants us to have oil, so he’s granting hundreds of new oil licences for the North Sea. He’s still on target to reach net zero, he tells us, by a target date set so far into the future that he can’t be proved wrong.
He’s on the side of motorists, he says, so he’s ordered a review of traffic-management schemes with a view to letting cars go faster through residential areas. Sorry – to limit councils’ ability to impose 20mph speed limits. Letting cars maintain their speed…
He’s taking control of immigration, which means targeting refugees desperate enough to risk crossing the Channel in small boats. He actually listed “small boats” as one of his priorities for 2023.
With a General Election coming up, he’s doing what he thinks we want. But who does he think we are?