Chancellor of the Exchequer

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Above-inflation pay rises for 9,000 public sector workers

Above-inflation pay rises for 9,000 public sector workers

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the pay boost recognises the “vital contribution” of doctors. teachers and police during the coronavirus crisis.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Rishi Sunak hopes discount will help Brits ‘rediscover’ eating out

Rishi Sunak hopes discount will help Brits ‘rediscover’ eating out

The Chancellor said he hopes offering a 50 per cent discount to diners in restaurants will remind Brits that "we used to love going out".

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Rishi Sunak’s £30 billion plan: Bonuses, stamp duty and dining

Rishi Sunak’s £30 billion plan: Bonuses, stamp duty and dining

“We will not be defined by this crisis but by our response to it,” the Chancellor said as he set out his plan for economic recovery.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020

Government borrowing hits record high amid coronavirus

Government borrowing hits record high amid coronavirus

Coronavirus spending meant government borrowing reached £62.1 billion in April, the highest figure for any month on record, new data shows.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Government furlough scheme extended to end of October

Government furlough scheme extended to end of October

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that the government will continue to help pay wages for four more months.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020

John McDonnell: ‘Bitterly disappointed’ by Tory climate Budget

John McDonnell: ‘Bitterly disappointed’ by Tory climate Budget

The shadow chancellor said the spending plan was “nowhere near enough” and, on some issues, went “significantly in the wrong direction”.

Rishi Sunak: Coronavirus Budget response ‘the right thing to do’

Rishi Sunak: Coronavirus Budget response ‘the right thing to do’

The Chancellor said the government was “working around the clock” to ensure the public remains “safe, healthy and economically secure”.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Budget 2020: Chancellor shows 'brass neck', says Jeremy Corbyn

Budget 2020: Chancellor shows 'brass neck', says Jeremy Corbyn

Follow live updates from talkRADIO as Chancellor Rishi Sunak presents the first Budget of Boris Johnson's government.

Budget Day: £2.5 billion drive to repair potholes

Budget Day: £2.5 billion drive to repair potholes

Rishi Sunak is expected to announce a plan to repair 50 million potholes across the country as he delivers his first Budget today.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Sajid Javid: PM’s adviser shakeup ‘not in the national interest’

Sajid Javid: PM’s adviser shakeup ‘not in the national interest’

The ex-Chancellor explains why he felt forced to quit Cabinet, making an apparent jibe at senior Downing Street adviser Dominic Cummings.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Only thing confidence vote 'flushed out' were 117 'wise and good Conservatives'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Confidence vote 'flushed out' 117 'wise and good Conservatives'

Jacob Rees-Mogg has hit back against claims from the Chancellor that last night's confidence vote would "flush out extremists" in the party.