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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.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Alok Sharma: £3bn green package will support 130,000 jobs

Alok Sharma: £3bn green package will support 130,000 jobs

The Business Secretary said the investment in energy efficiency will support thousands of construction jobs and put money in pockets.

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.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Friday, March 20, 2020

John McDonnell urges Chancellor to ‘go fast and act big’

John McDonnell urges Chancellor to ‘go fast and act big’

The shadow Chancellor has told talkRADIO that the UK has been “too slow” in providing economic support amid the coronavirus crisis.

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.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Yorkshire Tea says ‘be kind’ after abuse over Rishi Sunak’s brew

Yorkshire Tea says ‘be kind’ after abuse over Rishi Sunak’s brew

Yorkshire Tea was targeted in a frenzy of "furious accusations" and "rage" after the new Chancellor posted a picture with its teabags.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Monday, February 10, 2020

MP defends deportation of 'very serious' offenders

MP defends deportation of 'very serious' offenders

Rishi Sunak insisted the deportation was "reasonable", despite more than 150 cross-party MPs and peers calling to halt tomorrow’s flight.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019

Rishi Sunak: Labour manifesto will hit everyone in their wallets

Rishi Sunak: Labour manifesto will hit everyone in their wallets

He accused Labour of pretending it can fund its manifesto without costing most taxpayers.