It’s been known for a long time that many of the current crop of Conservatives have links to the pro-leave Tufton Street pressure groups. In a new article on DesmogUK, they connect the dots between the new cabinet and their advisors to these organisations following the reshuffle on Thursday 13 February.
These connections are especially important as they highlight the uphill struggle the UK will have when it comes to saving our environment and regulations with Tuton Street lobbying organisations continuing to influence government policy.
Many of these groups are climate change deniers with organisations within Tufton Street taking donations from the fossil fuel industry. The connection between these lobbying groups and senior members of the government is certainly something to be concerned about.
Boris Johnson did some hiring and firing yesterday.
Want to know which cabinet minister's have ties to the Tufton St lobbying network? We've mapped that for you…https://t.co/O1kgfWU9vJ
— DeSmog UK (@DeSmogUK) February 14, 2020