Boris Johnson and Liz Truss join hands on wind turbine rebellion | News

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Boris Johnson and Liz Truss have joined a backbench rebellion over energy policy in their first major parliamentary interventions since leaving No10.

The two former prime ministers have signed an amendment to the government’s Leveling and Regeneration Act in a bid to end a ban on new onshore wind farms.

While in office, Johnson supported the ban, which has been in place since 2015, but he will now seek to overturn it.

The change is put by Simon Clarke, who served as level-up secretary under Panty.

It is the latest in a series of challenges Rishi Sunak‘s authority from his own party.

More than 50 Tory MPs have already thrown their weight behind separate efforts

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