Cull of Cummings – PM sidekick who built an empire, Role of governments, policy-makers and finance in building green infrastructure
Commentary: Cull of Cummings
By Brian Reading in London
Dominic Cummings, the British prime minister’s previously most influential, now most spectacularly departed special adviser, resigned last week shortly after Johnson’s press chief Lee Cain. The survival of the maverick rule-maker and rule-breaker was more surprising than his departure. Reforms are needed to ensure that Spads are subject to regular scrutiny. To use a favourite phrase of the man last seen departing from 10 Downing Street clutching a carboard box of belongings, ministers need to take back control.
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Meeting: Building green infrastructure
Thursday 26 November, 10:00-11:45 GMT
Covid-19 has dramatically shifted how we view sustainability and climate change challenges, particularly with regard to infrastructure. In partnership with the British Embassy in Madrid, OMFIF convenes a panel discussion on the role of government and policy-makers in building green infrastructure as well as the latest financing opportunities and trends.
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