Budget 2011: Osborne the Clarksonesque showman

Mr Osborne has missed a golden opportunity to invest the £2 billion from the oil companies in providing alternatives to car travel; people are now being encouraged to drive in a 1970s dream that could soon evaporate with a change in the price of oil, writes Eleanor Besley.

The transport secretary’s oil addiction

If we want to make transport policy sustainable and equitable, it is vital that the price of transport is addressed and that this fuel price windfall is re-invested in more sustainable modes, making them more accessible to all.