Jesse Norman

Jesse Norman


Jesse Norman is a campaigner, MP and writer who currently serves as the UK Minister for Decarbonisation and Technology.

He studied at Oxford University (MA) and did an MPhil and PhD in Philosophy at UCL, where he held an honorary fellowship. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at St Andrew’s University, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.

Jesse is the author of acclaimed biographies of Edmund Burke and Adam Smith. The Winding Stair (2023) is his first novel, and has been described by Andrew Roberts as “Masterly … I loved every page. The perfect sequel to Wolf Hall.”

Jesse Norman @Jesse_Norman

Fantastic! #FrancisBacon to play a leading part, I hope?

Well THIS is high praise! 👀👀 thank you.

And the winners 🥇 by a score of 8.5 to 2.5 - are the @HouseofCommons! Excellent #chess on display from @Jesse_Norman and @RachelReevesMP 👏 - the Lords are going to regroup and vow revenge in 2024!

Taking on the legendary Robert Winston in the #LordsvsCommons chess match. I managed to win a long, hard-fought King's Indian. Phew.

Lovely opening remarks by Speaker ⁦@LindsayHoyle_MP⁩ to the first UK-Ukraine ⁦@HouseofCommons⁩ chess match between GM Volokitin and GM Mickey Adams. A great moment!

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Since our appointment, @HuwMerriman & I have worked hard to try and end these disputes

RMT members at Network Rail have voted to accept a fair & reasonable deal

Here’s why RMT leaders should give their members at train operating companies the chance to vote on their offer too👇

I am pleased that Network Rail’s RMT members have voted to accept a fair and reasonable 5% + 4% pay offer, over two years, that the Government worked hard to facilitate. (1/3)

A gentle reminder, if you're thinking of coming along, that this Saturday we have our next #openday.
It's the perfect opportunity to explore NMITE, meet staff and students, ask questions and get answers. #engineering #highereducation
Register here ➡️

Boys will be like 'I know a spot' and then take you to the Roger Scruton cafe.

Magnificent piece of writing by @PaulGoodmanCH

Twenty years today since Tony Blair committed the UK to the #Iraq invasion: @spectator carried this piece by me showing for the first time in detail how the invasion of Suez gave the precedent for Blair's decision to sex up the legal advice. Here it is

And looking gorgeous for his 300th anniversary!

🚗 Potholes are a blight on Britain’s roads.

✅ This latest round of funding shows we are committed to supporting all road users – from motorists to cyclists and bus passengers – and making journeys smoother and safer for all.

👍 Thanks, @Jeremy_Hunt


This chart from @ChrisGiles_ today shows why the idea austerity has caused our growth problems post-GFC doesn’t stack up

During peak austerity (2010-6) UK had strongest GDP per capita growth in G7

Fiscal policy was loosened significantly post-2016, when UK falls right back

Using the new ATIP connectivity tool! Fantastic.

Great to have @HS2ltd in the studio yesterday.

If you are wondering what it's like to study @nmite_ac why don't you come to our next open day on the 25th March?

Science, innovation and technology all play a part in improving the transport sector and helping connect passengers, be that when travelling or making the environment cleaner and greener.

Here are just a few projects that are helping us do just that! 👇

#BSW23 @ScienceWeekUK

Had a fantastic visit to the @turinginst with Prof Mark Girolami today. ⁦@transportgovuk⁩ is finding some fascinating data science/AI projects to improve transport planning and digital twinning, among much else.🧑‍🔬🇬🇧🚗