Where have the green 'big beasts' gone?

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Gareth Redmond-King reflects on the generation of bold political leaders who gave the UK its past waves of environmental progress - can the current batch of Ministers match them?

For years, I've mocked my Dad for repeatedly complaining about political leaders: "where are the giants of yesteryear?" he asks in fury or despair, "the Barbara Castles, Nye Bevans and Roy Jenkinses?"...

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