Budget

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - November 26th

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - November 26th

Jake Yapp discusses the budget, the jungle and whether the Earth is flat

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Iain Duncan Smith was bullish in his interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Iain Duncan Smith strikes bullish note on Brexit and says 'every Treasury forecast has been wrong'

IDS strikes bullish note on Brexit and ridicules economic forecasts

The Tory grandee also took aim at Jeremy Corbyn during his chat with Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Philip Hammond's budget stamp duty announcement is gimmick to get good headlines'

'Philip Hammond's Budget stamp duty announcement is just a gimmick and it won't help young people'

'Stamp duty announcement is just a gimmick and it won't help young people'

Adam Bienkov, UK political editor of Business Insider, says the stamp duty announcement won't help people long-term

Peter Dowd dismisses Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

Corbyn ally Peter Dowd hammers Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

Corbynista Peter Dowd hammers Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

The shadow chief secretary to the Treasury said the Chancellor didn't have a high bar to live up to

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond dismisses OBS predictions in wake of unveiling

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond dismisses OBS stamp duty predictions

Philip Hammond dismisses OBS stamp duty predictions as Budget fallout continues

The Office for Budget Responsibility released a series of economic forecasts which downgraded UK growth over the next five years

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

'Budget economic growth forecast drop is bigger than Brexit', says Theresa May's former comms director

'Budget economic growth forecast drop is bigger than Brexit', says Theresa May's former comms director

'Budget economic growth forecast drop is bigger than Brexit'

Theresa May's former communications director Katie Perrior says the real issue has been overlooked

Housing was a central theme of Philip Hammond's Budget

Budget 2017: Just how bad is the UK's house-building problem? Full Fact investigates

Just how bad is the UK's house-building problem? Full Fact investigates

Housing was a keynote of today's Budget announcement. But is the picture as bleak as critics claim?

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond funds maths teaching, but is the UK really the worst in the world at numbers?

Budget 2017: The education crisis which has forced Philip Hammond to channel billions into Maths teaching

The education crisis which has forced Hammond to channel billions into Maths

Philip Hammond has announced a £180 million investment in maths teaching and more funding for A-Level students

'Who is writing these terrible jokes?' - Twitter blasts Philip Hammond's try for humour during Budget 2017

Budget 2017: 'Who is writing these terrible jokes?' - Twitter blasts Philip Hammond's attempt at humour

Twitter blasts Philip Hammond's try for humour during Budget 2017

The Twitterati did not look favourably on them

Budget 2017: As it happened

Budget 2017: As it happened

All the key policies and appalling dad jokes from Hammond's flagship financial statement.

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says Campaign for Better Transport

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says Campaign for Better Transport

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says campaigner

Travel campaigner Lianna Etkind says railcards may encourage people to drive less

Theresa Villiers, seen here at last year's Tory conference, struck a note of optimism ahead of the Budget

Budget 2017: Tory Theresa Villiers says Philip Hammond will 'ensure an economy that works for everyone'

Theresa Villiers says Philip Hammond will 'ensure an economy that works for all'

Theresa Villiers spoke to talkRADIO live from College Green

Budget 2017: 'Country's paying heavy price for Government going nowhere,' says MP Jack Dromey

Budget 2017: 'Country's paying heavy price for Government going nowhere,' says Labour MP Jack Dromey

'Country's paying heavy price for Government going nowhere,' says MP Jack Dromey

The MP for Birmingham Erdington spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer ahead of the Budget's official unveiling by Philip Hammond

Pressure is on for Philip Hammond with 'make-or-break' budget

Pressure is on for Philip Hammond with 'make-or-break' budget

Pressure is on for Philip Hammond with 'make-or-break' budget

Senior allies of the Chancellor have said he can't afford to make a mistake like the self-employed National Insurance contributions

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

The Chancellor will vow to create a brighter future for Britain when the budget is officially unveiled on Wednesday

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

'Extra curricular activities for children are not a privilege they are a right', says Steve Coogan

'Extra-curricular activities for children are not a privilege they are a right', says Steve Coogan

'Extra-curricular activities for children are a fundamental right'

Comedian Steve Coogan is calling for more funding for schools

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Liz Truss claims John McDonnell's plan would mean borrowing 'billions more and hike up taxes to record levels'

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Social Mobility Commission, Baron John Bird, The Big Issue, Social Mobility, Paul Ross, Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast, Money, Budget, Schools, Prison

'Money should be spent on poor people before things go wrong instead of afterwards', says Big Issue founder

'Money should be spent on poor people before things go wrong instead of after'

Baron John Bird says the prison system mainly works against people and the school system has failed

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Brexit, defence and agriculture - What's in the Tory-DUP deal?

Brexit, defence and agriculture - What's in the Tory-DUP deal?

Brexit, defence and agriculture - What's in the Tory-DUP deal?

A deal to support Theresa May's minority government has finally been signed by the Conservatives and Democratic Unionist Party

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

BBC investigation finds care firms are ending local council contracts due to lack of funding

BBC investigation finds care firms ending local council contracts due to lack of funding

BBC investigation finds care firms ending council contracts due to lack of funds

This follows the Chancellor's pledge to provide more money towards social care

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Trump administration 'axe Institute for Peace to spend more on military'

Trump administration 'ready to axe Peace Institute to beef up military spending'

Trump administration 'ready to axe Peace Institute to beef up military spending'

Donald Trump's administration is reportedly prepared to close the Institute for Peace as well as other government agencies in order to save money

Theresa May to form more "united nation" as Brexit process is due to begin

Theresa May vows to form more 'united nation' as Brexit process begins

Theresa May vows to form more 'united nation' as Brexit process begins

The Prime Minister is to give a keynote speech at the Conservative Spring Forum in Cardiff

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

NI U-Turn: 'Employment contracts must be flexible to match the changing economy', says MP Tom Tugendhat

Tory MP on Philip Hammond NI debacle: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Tory MP on Philip Hammond NI debacle: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat - who voted against the NI increase - told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the Chancellor was right to scrap his headline policy

Phillip Hammond NI U-Turn: 'The Tories seem intent on destroying themselves', says Taxpayers' alliance official

Phillip Hammond NI U-Turn: Tories seem intent on self-destruction, says Taxpayers' Alliance

'Tories seem intent on destroying themselves', says Taxpayers' Alliance

Paul Ross spoke to Taxpayers' Alliance political director Dia Chakravarty about Phillip Hammond's u-turn on National Insurance contributions

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Philip Hammond has been savaged over the 'omnNICshambles'

Philip Hammond dumps National Insurance hike plan

Philip Hammond dumps National Insurance hike plan

Report claims Tory MPs have been told key policy has been scrapped

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

George Galloway: 'Philip Hammond's budget was meaningless and he is not qualified enough for the job'

George Galloway: 'Philip Hammond's budget was meaningless and he is not qualified enough for the job'

'Philip Hammond's budget was meaningless and he is not qualified enough'

Philip Hammond has announced his budget but George Galloway believes it does not do enough to solve the problems in Britain

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Budget 2017: 'There's massive unfairness in the tax system' says Institute for Fiscal Studies associate director

Budget NI row: Philip Hammond is right to address unfair tax system, says thinktank director

Philip Hammond is right to address unfair tax system, says thinktank director

Helen Miller, associate director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, spoke to Paul Ross about Phillip Hammond's plans to raise National Insurance contributions for self-employed workers

Leading doctor rubbishes Government plan to reduce A&E waiting times by installing GPs in departments

Government's 'GPs in A&E' plan will backfire, says leading doctor

Government's 'GPs in A&E' plan will backfire, says leading doctor

Philip Hammond has pledged £100 million to install GPs in A&E, but Dr Laurence Buckman says the idea is nonsense

NI hike: 'The Government are becoming complacent because they're far ahead in the polls', says political editor

NI Budget crisis: 'The Government thinks it is untouchable because Jeremy Corbyn is so inept'

NI Hike: 'The Government are becoming complacent because they're ahead in polls'

Political editor Adam Bienkov believes one of the reasons the Conservatives have broken their manifesto promise on national insurance is because Labour are doing so badly.

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says Peter Dowd MP

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man' says Peter Dowd MP

'Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says MP

Peter Dowd spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's comments on Philip Hammond's National Insurance hike

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt on NI hike

The Prime Minister defended the change, but insisted she'd listen to the concerns raised by MPs

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review NI hike

The measure to raise National Insurance contributions from self-employed workers by 2% has proved controversial

Budget 2017: 'Labour must start fighting for businesses to create more wealth for the UK', says Lord Digby Jones

Budget 2017: The Government must start helping wealth-creators, says Lord Digby Jones

Lord Digby Jones says Theresa May must do more for wealth-creators

In Philip Hammond's first budget he announced that small businesses and the self-employed will have to pay more taxes

Phillip Hammond defends National Insurance increase after Budget is unveiled

Hammond blames Brexit for 'broken election promises' on national insurance

Hammond blames Brexit for 'broken election promises' on national insurance

The Chancellor is to raise the contributions towards National Insurance made by self-employed people by 2%

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Budget 2017: 'If Labour were in power they would have invested in productivity', says MP Peter Dowd

Labour responds to Budget: 'This is another kick in the teeth for social care'

Labour responds to Budget: 'This is another kick in the teeth for social care'

Shadow treasury chief Peter Dowd says Philip Hammond's flagship policy will to nothing to plug gaps created by government cuts

Philip Hammond made little reference to Brexit in his speech

Budget 2017: Brexit largely overlooked as social care takes centre-stage

Budget 2017: Brexit largely overlooked as social care takes centre-stage

Philip Hammond makes health and education the keynotes of his flagship policy speech

Budget 2017: 'Philip Hammond wants to be remembered as the wise man who steered us through Brexit', says political editor

Budget 2017: 'Philip Hammond wants to be remembered as the man who steered us through Brexit'

'Philip Hammond wants to be remembered for steering us through Brexit'

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to deliver his first budget, which the Treasury has said will help prepare Britain for a 'new chapter' after Brexit

Chancellor Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive assessment" of UK economic prospects in the new Budget

Budget 2017: Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive assessment" of UK prospects after Brexit

Chancellor Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive" Budget

The Chancellor of the Exchequer's Budget is expected to come today

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

'Grammar schools could be beneficial if those from poorer backgrounds attend', says New Schools Network

Free schools leader warns Government to be cautious on grammar schools

Free schools leader warns Government to be cautious on grammar schools

More money for grammar schools and free schools in England will be announced in the Chancellor’s budget on Wednesday

Julia Hartley-Brewer defends elitism in clash with NUT member over grammar school plans

Grammar schools: Julia Hartley-Brewer says elitism is a great thing as NUT member says all schools should be comps

Julia Hartley-Brewer defends elitism in NUT member clash on grammar schools

Jerry Glazier clashed with our host over the differences between grammar and comprehensive schools

Philip Hammond's Budget is set to focus on Brexit, grammar schools and pensions tax, among other things

Struggling to understand the Budget? Check out this helpful video

Struggling to understand the Budget? Check out this helpful video

talkRADIO has teamed up with fullfact.org to make the Government's flagship financial statement a bit easier to digest

Phillip Hammond's new budget to give £320m cash boost to education

Philip Hammond's Budget to give huge cash boost to new grammar schools

Budget to give huge cash boost to new grammar schools

Up to £40 new schools will be funded under the new Budget, to be unveiled on Wednesday