Phillip Hammond

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

George Osborne to edit Evening Standard: Six other journalism jobs - and the MPs who could fill them

Six other MPs who could follow George Osborne into journalism

We have a few suggestions as to what publications prominent MPs should edit

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

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

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

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: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to the National Insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless'

Matt Chorley, who edits the Times Red Box, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about how the Labour leader reacted to the planned changes in the Budget.

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners will be unaffected by National Insurance hike', says analyst

Analyst says budget criticism is overblown as only 50% of self-employed people will be affected

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners unaffected by National Insurance hike'

Stephen Clarke, a policy analyst for the Resolution Foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned rise in National insurance payments for self-employed people

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

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

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

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

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Phillip Hammond's 'sensible to have a contingency plan' in £60bn 'war chest' in budget , says think tank director Shanker Singham

Philip Hammond's £60bn Brexit warchest is sensible, says thinktank director

Philip Hammond's £60bn Brexit warchest is sensible, says think tank director

Shanker Singham, the director Of Economic Policy & Prosperity Studies at the Legatum Institute thinktank, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Chancellor's reported plan to guard against negotiation failure

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Autumn Statement: Brexiteers blast Phillip Hammond for 'economic doom and gloom' after Brexit costs

Autumn Statement: Brexiteers blast Phillip Hammond's 'doom and gloom' over Brexit costs

Brexiteers blast Phillip Hammond for 'doom and gloom' over Brexit costs

The Chancellor revealed the country's economy is to lose roughly £60 billion over the next five years as a result of the leave vote

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Autumn Statement: 'Brexit casts a big shadow over every fiscal event', says economist

Autumn Statement: 'Brexit casts a big shadow over every fiscal event', says economist

Autumn Statement: 'Brexit casts a big shadow over every fiscal event'

Simon French, the chief economist at Panmure Gordon, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Phillip Hammond's first Autumn Statement

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

'The government should keep its Brexit negotiations confidential', says MP Bernard Jenkin

LISTEN There's no way back from Brexit vote, vows Leave campaigner Bernard Jenkin

LISTEN There's no way back from Brexit vote, vows Leave campaigner

MP Bernard Jenkin believes the government should not seek to reveal their plans for Brexit negotiations, and instead speed up the process, as there is no such thing as a soft Brexit

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Brexit: David Cameron couldn't make EU immigration demands without Theresa May's support

Brexit: David Cameron 'couldn't make EU immigration demands without Theresa May's support'

David Cameron 'couldn't make EU immigration demands without May's support'

Tim Shipman, Sunday Times Political Editor, explained the core of the allegations against the current Prime Minister