Rishi Sunak will attend Cop27 after U-turn

Rishi Sunak is to attend the Cop27 summit in Egypt next week after reversing his earlier decision not to attend.Mr Sunak announced the U-turn on Wednesday morning, after facing mounting criticism over his decision to stay away from the international summit.The Prime Minister wrote in a tweet: “There is no long-term prosperity without action on climate change. There is no energy security without investing in renewables. That is why I will attend next week: to deliver on Glasgow’s legacy of building a secure and sustainable future.”