Philip Hammond

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

No-deal Brexit could cost the UK almost 750,000 jobs, claims study

No-deal Brexit could cost the UK almost 750,000 jobs, claims study

No-deal Brexit could cost the UK almost 750,000 jobs, claims study

Almost 750,000 jobs could be lost if the UK leaves the EU without a deal in place, including many in the constituencies of Cabinet members, a new study suggests.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Treasury announces Armed Forces Covenant funding boost to mark First World War Armistice centenary

Treasury announces Armed Forces Covenant funding boost to mark First World War Armistice centenary

Armed Forces Covenant funding boost announced to mark Armistice centenary

The Treasury will make a total of £19 million available to services supporting the Armed Forces in time for the centenary of the First World War Armistice

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Mims Davies named sports minister after Tracey Crouch resignation

Mims Davies named sports minister after Tracey Crouch resignation

Mims Davies announced as new sports minister

Mims Davies, the MP for Eastleigh has been announced as the new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport after Tracey Crouch resigned over delays to restrictions on fixed-odds betting machines.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier have rejected reports that a tentative deal has been reached on services and the exchange of data

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Peter Bone

Peter Bone MP claims Philip Hammond is the 'king of Brexit'

Peter Bone MP dubs Philip Hammond the 'king of Brexit'

Conservative MP Peter Bone referred to the chancellor of the exchequer as the "king of Brexit" during a meeting at the House of Commons.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Sir Michael Fallon: Boost in defence money welcome as 'threats are rising from Russia'

Sir Michael Fallon: Boost in defence money welcome as 'threats are rising from Russia'

Sir Michael Fallon: Boost in defence money welcome as 'threats are rising'

Former defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon said he hopes to see further increases to the defence budget

John McDonnell refuses to deny he wants to 'overthrow capitalism'

John McDonnell refuses to deny he wants to 'overthrow capitalism'

John McDonnell refuses to deny he wants to 'overthrow capitalism'

An entry in the biographical database Who's Who says John McDonnell's hobby is 'fermenting the overthrow of capitalism'

Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

Chancellor Budget 2018

Budget 2018: Beer duty frozen, new tax on tech giants and £420 million for potholes

Autumn Budget 2018: What was announced?

In this year's Autumn Budget, chancellor Philip Hammond announced a new UK Digital Services tax as well as millions in funding for local highway authorities to tackle potholes with.

What do HGV drivers think of Philip Hammond's budget?

'We need to leave the EU to spend our money better': HGV drivers react to the Budget

'We need to leave the EU to spend our money better': HGV drivers react to Budget

This afternoon, Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to announce a £30 billion transport fund to improve the UK’s roads, with £420 million dedicated to fixing potholes.

This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices’ in previous years, says Matt Hancock

This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices', says Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock: This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices’

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said he knows “people have made sacrifices” for the economy, but its strong growth means the hardship “is all starting to bear fruit”.

Lord Digby Jones: Philip Hammond could find more money ‘round the back of the sofa’ for social care and policing

Lord Digby Jones: Philip Hammond could find more money ‘round the back of the sofa’ for social care and policing

Lord Digby: Hammond could find more ‘round the back of the sofa' for policing

Cross-bench peer Lord Digby Jones has said Chancellor Philip Hammond has “a good economy” and that he could find more money for mental health, social care and policing if he wanted to.

Extra £2bn for mental health services to be announced in Budget

Extra £2bn for mental health services to be announced in Budget

Extra £2bn for mental health services to be announced in Budget

Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to announce a £2 billion per year injection into mental health services in the Autumn Budget 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Budget 2018: The key announcements

Budget 2018: The key announcements

Budget 2018: The key announcements

Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to announce tax cuts for small businesses, funding to fix roads and a crackdown on tech tax dodgers in the Autumn Budget 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Theresa May will not agree a Brexit deal that “traps” UK in customs union, says Downing Street

Theresa May will not agree a Brexit deal that 'traps' UK in customs union, says Downing Street

May will not agree a deal that 'traps' UK in customs union, says Downing Street

Prime Minister Theresa May would never agree a Brexit deal that “traps” the UK in a customs union, Downing Street has said.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Boris Johnson

Philip Hammond claims Boris Johnson can't do 'grown-up politics'

Philip Hammond claims Boris Johnson can't do 'grown-up politics'

The chancellor of the exchequer has said he doesn't expect Boris Johnson to become Prime Minister, claiming he is incapable of "grown-up politics".

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

UK will still have to pay Brussels in a no-deal Brexit, says Philip Hammond

UK will still have to pay Brussels in a no-deal Brexit scenario, says Philip Hammond

UK will still have to pay Brussels in a no-deal Brexit, says Philip Hammond

The UK will still have to pay its outstanding financial obligations to the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

Gerard Batten tells Dan Wootton he'd like Nigel Farage to run for a seat in parliament

Gerard Batten tells Dan Wootton he'd like Nigel Farage to run for a seat in parliament

Gerard Batten: 'I'd like Nigel Farage to run for a seat in parliament'

Ukip leader Gerard Batten tells talkRADIO's Dan Wootton he may stand down from the party in April, and that he'd like to see Nigel Farage in parliament

John Redwood tells Ann Widdecombe the Chancellor's no-deal Brexit predictions are 'twaddle'

John Redwood tells Ann Widdecombe the Chancellor's no-deal Brexit predictions are 'twaddle'

John Redwood: Chancellor's no-deal Brexit predictions are 'twaddle'

John Redwood told Ann Widdecombe on talkRADIO that Philip Hammond's prediction that a no-deal Brexit would have 'large fiscal consequences' were inaccurate

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

UK government boosted as borrowing revised downwards

UK government boosted as borrowing revised downwards

Philip Hammond has been boosted as the UK deficit falls by more than expected in April.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Millennial Railcard website has reportedly crashed due to exceptional demand

Millennial Railcard scheme is a 'PR stunt gone wrong'

Millennial Railcard scheme is a 'PR stunt gone wrong'

Ellie Phillips spoke to Mike Graham and Johnson after the new website for the discounted youth rail scheme crashed, piling fresh embarrassment upon the government and Philip Hammond

Millennial railcard website crashes due to high demand

Millennial railcard website crashes due to high demand

Millennial railcard website crashes due to high demand

Just 10,000 new millennial railcards went on sale today, however passengers are struggling to buy them

Philip Hammond has been urged to help small firms

'Philip Hammond must address small business late payment problem in Spring Statement'

'Philip Hammond must address small business late payment problem'

Small business spokesman Mike Cherry tells Julia Hartley-Brewer what he wants from Hammond today

Friday, March 9, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018

Philip Hammond is likely to deliver an optimistic Spring Statement

Hammond set to deliver upbeat Spring Statement - but no tax giveaways

Hammond set to deliver upbeat Spring Statement

Growth forecasts likely to rise but the windfall will be banked to cope with Brexit fall-out

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Philip Hammond tells EU financial services Brexit deal is 'mutual interest'

Brexit: Philip Hammond tells EU financial services deal is in 'mutual interest'

Philip Hammond tells EU financial services deal is in 'mutual interest'

Philip Hammond is to give a speech and say individuals depend on cross-border financial services in their day-to-day lives

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Iain Duncan Smith had some strong words for Theresa May's critics

Iain Duncan Smith tells Theresa May critics: Shut up or get out

Iain Duncan Smith tells Theresa May critics: Shut up or get out

Former Tory leader said 'if anyone now decides to say another word about what they think Brexit looks like or where they would go, the answer is open the door and kick them out.'

Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Rees-Mogg branded Philip Hammond 'disruptive' and 'a Remoaner'

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Theresa May and brands Philip Hammond Brexit rebellion 'problematic'

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Theresa May and brands Philip Hammond 'problematic'

Rees-Mogg also says he wouldn't put money on either him or Jeremy Corbyn being next Prime Minister

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

Jeremy Hunt hits back at claims Theresa May is timid over Brexit

Jeremy Hunt hits back at claims Theresa May is timid over Brexit

Jeremy Hunt hits back at claims Theresa May is timid over Brexit

Chancellor Philip Hammond and Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg have criticised the Government over Brexit

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

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