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Cameron says he had ‘big economic investment’ in Greensill Capital
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'All security protocols are followed' by PM, says Sunak
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Johnson and Sunak visit secondary school in London
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Government Lobbying Scandal Explained
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Labour activists protest against ‘Tory sleaze’
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Daily politics briefing: April 18
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UK opens probe into lobbying by ex-PM Cameron
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Sunak accused of being 'frit’ of facing the Commons over Cameron claims
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Greensill urgent question asked in Commons
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Hospitality chiefs urge Sunak to 'stand ready' with new support packageHospitality chiefs have urged the chancellor to prepare a new financial support package for the industry even as remaining restrictions on their operations are lifted in the coming weeks.
PM's mobile number accessible online sparks security fearsChancellor Rishi Sunak has insisted "all security protocols have been followed" despite the prime minister's phone number being freely available online, prompting snooping fears.
Cameron and Sunak set to be quizzed by MPs over Greensill lobbying controversyFormer prime minister David Cameron and Chancellor Rishi Sunak are set to be hauled before MPs to answer questions over the Greensill Capital lobbying controversy.
Rishi Sunak summoned to parliament to explain Greensill-Cameron ordealRishi Sunak has been asked to appear before parliament tomorrow to explain why he granted Greensill Capital access to a COVID loan scheme after David Cameron lobbied him.
David Cameron 'told friends it was a mistake' to text chancellor to lobby him for his employerDavid Cameron has reportedly told friends it was a mistake to send private text messages to Chancellor Rishi Sunak to help his employer gain access to a coronavirus loan scheme.
Rishi Sunak confirms he 'pushed' to help David Cameron with Greensill COVID loan requestRishi Sunak "pushed" officials to find alternative ways to help a financial services firm David Cameron was lobbying for, text messages released by the chancellor reveal.
Reopen offices after lockdown ends or your staff may quit, Rishi Sunak warns British businessesRishi Sunak is calling on Britain's employers to end working from home and allow staff back in the office - or risk them voting with their feet and quitting.
Proposed 1% pay rise for NHS staff 'based on affordability', says chancellorChancellor Rishi Sunak has told MPs the offer of a 1% pay rise for NHS staff is "based on affordability".
Chancellor accused of 'not levelling with people' over budget plansRishi Sunak "isn't really levelling with people" about painful cuts that will be needed to repair the public finances, according to budget analysis by a respected economic think-tank.
Sunak defends tax changes as 'a fair way to help solve the problems that we need to'Chancellor Rishi Sunak has defended his tax changes in yesterday's budget as "a fair way to help solve the problems that we need to".
Polls suggest public approve of chancellor's budget despite looming tax risesRishi Sunak's spend now, tax later budget has received a broad welcome from voters, according to two snap opinion polls carried out after the chancellor's statement.
Budget offers £5bn stimulus and no Sunak vision for economyThere are many figures contained in this budget but perhaps the most telling is a striking set of numbers announced by Rishi Sunak in the House of Commons.
Corporation tax rise and threshold freeze as Sunak vows 'fairer' UK in COVID victims' memoryThe chancellor has vowed to build a "fairer" country in the memory of those who have died during the coronavirus pandemic after he outlined his budget.
Budget 2021: All the key points as Rishi Sunak sets out his plansHere are the key points from Chancellor Rishi Sunak's budget speech:
Legal limit for contactless payments to increase, chancellor says ahead of budget announcementThe legal limit for contactless payments will more than double, Chancellor Rishi Sunak will confirm in today's budget.
What COVID support measures were announced in the budget?Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced several measures to support people affected by COVID-19 lockdowns.
Rise in corporation tax and freeze on thresholds as Sunak tries to recover COVID debtChancellor Rishi Sunak has set out an extra £65bn in COVID support for employees and businesses - but announced a freeze on income tax thresholds and a rise in corporation tax to help pay back the..
The perma-budget chancellor will not be going after your money (just) yetIt's a long time ago and a lot has happened since then but can you remember how much money Rishi Sunak set aside to spend on COVID-19 in last year's budget?
What measures can you expect to see in Rishi Sunak's budget?What's going to be in the budget? A lot of the big announcements have already been revealed, leaked, or guessed at. Here's what to expect:
Sunak prepares to pump cash into COVID recovery as tax rise debate continuesThe chancellor is expected to give £408m to help museums, theatres and galleries to reopen in England as coronavirus restrictions ease.
Ken Clarke urges Rishi Sunak to protect 'young and poor' and ditch pension 'triple lock'Rishi Sunak should use this Budget to ditch the government's pensions triple lock, lift taxes on older voters and should be wary of raising corporation taxes, according to former chancellor Ken Clarke.
Sunak told now is not the time for 'significant' tax increasesChancellor Rishi Sunak has been told by MPs that "now is not the time for tax rises" - though a moderate hike in corporation tax could help the government without damaging growth.
A tale of two chancellors promises a decisive follow-upThere are two ways of telling the Rishi Sunak story of the past 12 months.
No chance of earlier lockdown release, says chancellorChancellor Rishi Sunak has ruled out any chance of a speedier end to lockdown, telling Sky News the last thing the business needed was a "stop, start" return to normal life.
Budget to offer £5bn for firms hit hard by COVID - but rebels warn Sunak against raising taxesA £5bn grant scheme to help pubs, restaurants and retailers hit hardest by lockdown restrictions is set to be unveiled by the chancellor in Wednesday's budget.
High streets look to Sunak for post-pandemic help in budget to save them from collapseGuildford High Street, with its pretty cobbled streets, chi chi shops and historical architecture, is the perfect example of an affluent commuter suburb.
UK economy to face 'enormous strains' following lockdown, says SunakChancellor Rishi Sunak has warned that Britain's public finances will face "enormous strains" in the wake of the latest national lockdown.
Tory MPs in the North call on Johnson and Sunak not to raise business taxes in BudgetBoris Johnson has been told not to raise business taxes in next week's Budget by Tory MPs in the North - as new Conservatives MPs told Sky News they "won't be here in four years' time" if he doesn't..
Pay growth at highest level since 2008 as Sunak prepares to extend furlough aidRates of pay growth are running at their highest level since 2008, according to official figures, despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on large parts of the economy.
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Furlough aid must be phased out to prevent 'deferred' employment shock - IFSChancellor Rishi Sunak should ensure next month's budget secures the economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis to date rather than try to start fixing the public finances, according to a report.
Sunak 'considering Amazon tax' to claw back pandemic borrowingAmazon and other major internet retailers could be hit with a new online sales tax to help the UK pay its debts after extensive borrowing during the pandemic.
Chancellor urged to extend furlough scheme before budgetChancellor Rishi Sunak has been urged by the CBI to extend the government's furlough and business rates holiday schemes - and to act before March's budget.
Sunak announces £4.6bn in new lockdown grants for struggling businessesChancellor Rishi Sunak has announced lockdown grants totalling £4.6bn to help struggling businesses after latest restrictions were announced.
Diwali 2020: UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak lights diyas at 11th Downing Street for first time, watch hereThis is the first time in the history of the UK that 11th Downing street was lit up with diyas. Rishi Sunak, born to Punjabi Hindu parents, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom, lit the..
Britain urgently reviewing distancing rules, could ease quarantineBritain is urgently reviewing its social distancing rule and might be able to relax quarantine for travellers to help its economy recover from a coronavirus crisis collapse, the country's finance..
UK might be able to change quarantine rules for travellers: SunakBritain's government is looking at options for its two-week quarantine for people entering the country and might be able to make changes to the rules, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Sunday.
Finance minister says Britain to urgently review distancing ruleBritain will urgently review its two-metre social distancing rule as it tries to help the economy recover from a 25% coronavirus crisis collapse, finance minister Rishi Sunak said.
UK will look at two-meter distancing rule urgently: SunakBritain's government will review its two-meter social distancing rule as a matter of urgency as it tries to help the country's economy recover from a 25% collapse after the onset of the coronavirus..
Britain's Sunak picks ex-official Hughes to head budget watchdogBritish finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday he had picked Richard Hughes, a former senior official at Britain's Treasury and the International Monetary Fund, as the next head of the country's..
No trade-off between health and economy, Sunak saysBritish finance minister Rishi Sunak said he did not see a trade-off between measures to combat the health impact of the coronavirus and the country's economic wellbeing, after government forecasters..
UK does not face health versus economics choice over coronavirus: SunakBritish finance minister Rishi Sunak said the government was not facing a choice between slowing the spread of the coronavirus or protecting the economy.
UK's Johnson 'improving' as he fights COVID-19 in intensive careBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson's condition is improving and he is able to sit up in bed and engage with clinical staff, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Wednesday as Johnson remained in..
UK finance minister Sunak, 39, next in line to lead country after RaabBritish finance minister Rishi Sunak would take responsibility for leading the country if Dominic Raab, currently standing in for hospitalised Prime Minister Boris Johnson, were also incapacitated.
British health minister denies clash with finance chief over lockdown strategyBritish Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday denied there was any disagreement with Finance Minister Rishi Sunak about when lockdown restrictions to fight the coronavirus could be lifted.
UK finance minister Sunak is not self-isolating: Treasury sourceBritish finance minister Rishi Sunak is not self-isolating after Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for coronavirus, a source at the finance ministry said.
Factbox: UK unveils $400 billion loan guarantee plan as coronavirus bitesBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his finance minister Rishi Sunak said they were facing an economic emergency due to the coronavirus but that the government would do whatever it takes to..
UK sees no need for its own U.S.-style travel ban: finance minister SunakBritish finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday that Britain did not see the need for a U.S-style flying ban as part of its response to the spread of coronavirus.
Britain's new finance minister keeps March 11 budget dateBritain's new finance minister Rishi Sunak said he will stick with the March 11 date for the government's first post-Brexit budget, dispelling speculation that the plans, likely to entail a big..