Conservatives Back Peddle on Climate Change; Order Minister to Skip Lima Summit Staff
Posted: Dec 08, 2014 9:58 AM

Amber Rudd, the Conservative minister for climate change, has apparently been banned from attending the second week of the UN’s climate change conference in Lima by Chief Whip Michael Gove. He has insisted that she stay behind in order to attend a vote on counter terrorism measures, the Guardian has reported. Her absence has led some to question whether the Conservatives are reining back on their green agenda.