Philip Hammond

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

David Davis has received plenty of criticism as Brexit Secretary

Cabinet Reshuffle: David Davis keeps Brexit Secretary role

Cabinet Reshuffle: David Davis keeps Brexit Secretary role

Amber Rudd and Philip Hammond also keep their roles

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

Philip Hammond refuses to rule out UK being part of EU customs union after Brexit

Philip Hammond refuses to rule out UK being part of EU customs union after Brexit

Philip Hammond refuses to rule out UK being part of EU customs union

MPs have called on the Cabinet to urgently come to a decision on the customs union

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

John McDonnell has told Hammond to make a u-turn on the bank levy

John McDonnell tells Philip Hammond: 'Stop giving money away to the banks'

John McDonnell tells Philip Hammond: 'Stop giving money away to the banks'

McDonnell and Labour are urging Hammond to reverse a tax cut for Britain's banks

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Brexit: 'We deliberately didn’t do anything for 12 months after EU referendum', says Tory MP

Brexiteer David Davies says Remainers are jeopardising Britain's deal chances

Brexiteer David Davies says Remainers are jeopardising Britain's deal chances

Conservative MP David Davies had a heated debate with journalist Adam Bienkov over Brexit on Sam Delaney's show

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Facebook to bring 800 jobs to London as new office opens

Facebook to bring 800 jobs to London as new office opens

Facebook to bring 800 jobs to London as new office opens

The social media giant has opened its biggest base outside of the United States

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

'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

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.

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

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Philip Hammond has been urged to ramp up military spending

'Gavin Williamson appears to recognise strong defence and how to deliver it’, says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Sir Malcolm Rifkind defends Gavin Williamson over spending demand

The Tory grandee defended the current defence secretary in a chat with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Brexit: Theresa May and other ministers reported to discuss divorce bill in Downing Street meeting

Brexit: Theresa May and other ministers 'to discuss divorce bill in Downing Street meeting'

Theresa May and other ministers 'to discuss divorce bill in Downing Street meeti

The Cabinet Exit and Trade sub-committee is to gather in Downing Street

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Peter Dowd MP defends Labour budget demands, but doesn't name businesses backing them

Corbyn ally Peter Dowd claims many businesses support John McDonnell - but won't name them

Top Corbynista claims many firms support John McDonnell - but won't name them

The MP for Bootle spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about John McDonnell's demands for the economy ahead of the budget's unveiling

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Brexit: 'We need to look at OECD survey rationally over thinking it's a traitorous event', says Peter Hain

Brexit: 'We need to look at OECD survey rationally rather than view it as traitorous', says Peter Hain

We need to look at OECD survey rationally, says Peter Hain

The former MP for Neath and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the report which predicted Brexit to have a negative economic impact

OECD survey 'an attempt to interfere in UK democratic rights' says Leave.EU co-founder

OECD is trying to meddle in UK democracy with Brexit warning, says Leave.EU co-founder

'OECD is trying to meddle in UK democracy with Brexit warning'

Richard Tice, the co-founder of Leave.EU and Leave Means Leave co-chair, spoke to Julia about the OECD's predictions about Brexit and the call for a second referendum

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

A number of Brexiteers have suggested Philip Hammond is too pessimistic

Theresa May's former comms director defends Philip Hammond's Brexit strategy: 'He doesn't want to promise unicorns and end up serving mankey ponies'

Theresa May's former comms director defends Philip Hammond's Brexit strategy

Katie Perrior says Hammond is an honourable man but he 'could loosen the purse-strings a bit'

Brexit: 'EU wants a deal as it is deeply unpopular with WTO and would be criticised', says Iain Duncan Smith

Brexit: Theresa May budget plan is just common sense, says Iain Duncan Smith

Theresa May Brexit budget plan is just common sense, says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith says funds set out for Brexit by Theresa May are not 'an emergency no-deal fund'

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

'Philip Hammond would only budget for no deal Brexit to satisfy crazy far-extremist elements in Government'

'Philip Hammond would only budget for no-deal Brexit to satisfy crazy Tory extremists'

'Hammond would only plan for no-deal Brexit to satisfy crazy Tory extremists'

Political commentator Rupert Myers says Philip Hammond is being criticised for having a rational assessment of where we are

Brexit: Philip Hammond refuses to commit money to no-deal scenario

Brexit: Philip Hammond refuses to commit money to no-deal scenario

Philip Hammond refuses to commit money to no-deal Brexit scenario

The Chancellor made the comments in an article with The Times

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

Boris Johnson has been at the centre of much of the in-fighting

The knives are out for Boris Johnson, says journalist Tom Newton Dunn

The knives are out for Boris Johnson, says journalist Tom Newton Dunn

Sun writer says Boris is under pressure - but Theresa May can't afford to sack him

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Philip Hammond issues thin warning to Boris Johnson as Tory Party conference continues in Manchester

Tory Party Conference: Philip Hammond issues warning to Boris Johnson as party's squabbling continues

Philip Hammond issues warning to Boris Johnson as Tory squabbling continues

The Chancellor was speaking to ITV's Good Morning Britain as the Conservative Party conference continues

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Sir Malcolm Rifkind dismisses Hammond-Johnson reports of post-election text plot to unseat Theresa May

Sir Malcolm Rifkind dismisses reports of Hammond-Johnson plot to unseat Theresa May

Tory grandee dismisses reports of Hammond-Johnson plot to unseat May

The former foreign secretary said Philip Hammond and Boris Johnson were merely planning for the possibility of Theresa May resigning after the hung Parliament election result in June

Philip Hammond allies say Boris Johnson is being 'simple minded' over Brexit

Brexit: Philip Hammond allies say Boris Johnson is being 'simple minded' as Government divisions continue

Philip Hammond allies say Boris Johnson is being 'simple minded' over Brexit

Allies of Philip Hammond suggest the transition period may need to continue until after the next general election

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Brexit: 'Philip Hammond can't go off the rails so had to agree with Liam Fox'

Brexit: 'Philip Hammond can't go off the rails so had to agree with Liam Fox'

Brexit: 'Philip Hammond can't go off the rails so had to agree with Liam Fox'

The Conservative Home writer Henry Hill says it's productive that ministers are talking about a transitional period for Brexit

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May torpedoes idea of free movement extension

Brexit: Theresa May torpedoes idea of free movement extension

Theresa May torpedoes idea of free movement extension

May says free movement will end as soon as Britain leaves the EU in March 2019

Brexit: 'Cabinet tensions are damaging Theresa May, but her most dangerous leadership moment has passed' - unfinished

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Theresa May is too weak to slap down her cabinet colleagues

Julia: Theresa May is too weak to slap down her cabinet colleague

Mark Wallace, the executive editor of website ConservativeHome, says many politicians are using Brexit to angle for future jobs

Brexit: Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

Brexit: Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

The Lib Dem leader said the Foreign Secretary might resign after reports of a cabinet dispute went public

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

The Chancellor has been the subject of tabloid reports of infighting among ministers

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice'

Our host didn't hold back on the former Prime Minister in his opening monologue

David Davis to return to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet woes

David Davis to return to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet woes

David Davis returns to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet

The Brexit Secretary is entering the second round of negotiations amid reports of rows in the Cabinet and public disputes with EU officials

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Boris Johnson 'calls for public sector pay cap to end without pressuring public finances'

Boris Johnson 'calls for end to public sector pay cap without pressuring public finances'

Boris Johnson 'calls for public sector pay cap to end'

A Whitehall source has said that foreign secretary Boris Johnson believes a pay rise for public sector workers can be provided responsibly

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Theresa May to 'lift public sector pay cap' after Conservative MPs appeal

Theresa May 'to lift public sector pay cap' after Conservative MPs appeal

Theresa May 'to lift public sector pay cap' after Conservative MPs appeal

Several Tory MPs were reportedly told by chief of staff Gavin Barwell that salary review bodies will give a recommendation

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions

Chancellor Philip Hammond made the announcement just before a Commons vote on the matter was due

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Philip Hammond delivers speech on economic Brexit goals for City of London leaders

Philip Hammond delivers speech on economic Brexit goals for City of London leaders

Philip Hammond delivers speech on economic Brexit goals for City leaders

The Chancellor gave a keynote address at Mansion House for key members in the City of London

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

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with MPs who are incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway believes few MPs are competent - but stay in their jobs because they sit in safe seats

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

Philip Hammond's plans for National Insurance were the most contentious aspect of his budget

Did Philip Hammond really break an election pledge with NI hike?

Did Hammond really break an election pledge with NI hike?

Philip Hammond has received a firestorm of criticism this week but his NI hike isn't the clear-cut promise-breaker some claim

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.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Jon Holmes creates an advert for comedy DVD 'Philip Hammond Live at the Houses of Parliament'

Jon Holmes creates an advert for comedy DVD 'Philip Hammond Live at the Houses of Parliament'

Jon Holmes creates an advert for Philip Hammond's comedy DVD

Apparently Philip Hammond has a new DVD out, according to Jon Holmes, and you should buy it this Christmas

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

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

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

'If the European Union breaks up we'll be thanking our lucky stars that we weren't involved', says Labour Leave

If the EU collapses we'll thanks our lucky stars for Brexit, says Labour Leave chair John Mills

If the EU fails we'll thanks our lucky stars for Brexit, says Labour Leave chair

Chairman of Labour Leave John Mills has said we'll be happy about leaving the European Union if it breaks up

'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

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

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn insists there's 'nothing hidden' in his taxes as he publishes his returns

Jeremy Corbyn insists tax return 'missing income' claims are untrue

Jeremy Corbyn insists there's 'nothing hidden' in his taxes

The Labour Party rejected claims their leader had failed to declare £40,000 of his income

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Government plans to trigger Article 50 by March 2017

Brexit plan won't be ready until February, says minister David Davis

Brexit plan won't be ready until February, says minister David Davis

Brexit minister also reveals negotiating team is working on contingency plans in case trade deal doesn't materialise

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