Critical minerals

Does Britain lack the minerals for green fight?

Amid all her remarks about tax cuts, freedom and, er, Don Revie, some of Liz Truss’s comments were overlooked on Thursday evening. Speaking at the LBC hustings, the Foreign Secretary was asked by Nick Ferrari as to what she had learned from her four years at Shell. Truss paused and then replied: What I learned was how important the security of our energy is, and how we shouldn’t take it for granted, and I think that it’s very important in the future that we never again become dependent on regimes that we can’t trust. That is what’s happened with Russia, less so for the UK than other European countries, but