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Chancellor of the Exchequer since 2022

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Jeremy Hunt: Chancellor of the Exchequer since 2022
Jeremy Richard Streynsham Hunt is a British politician serving as Chancellor of the Exchequer since 2022. He previously served in the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport from 2010 to 2012, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care from 2012 to 2018 and Foreign Secretary from 2018 to 2019. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been Member of Parliament (MP) for South West Surrey since 2005.

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Hunt: Inflation rate and UK economy forecast are encouraging [Video]

Hunt: Inflation rate and UK economy forecast are encouraging

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt says the latest inflation rates are 'encouraging' alongside 'strong' fundementals that show the British economy is set to grow after a tough period. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us..

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Hunt would like to relieve tax burden in 'responsible' way [Video]

Hunt would like to relieve tax burden in 'responsible' way

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt says he would like to bring down taxes - but only if it were fiscally responsible. He adds he would also like to put more money into public services through growing the..

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Starmer: Nuclear deterrent is bedrock of defence policy [Video]

Starmer: Nuclear deterrent is bedrock of defence policy

Sir Keir Starmer has outlined the importance of the UK’s nuclear deterrent in his plan for national security, aiming to increase defence spending to 2.5% of GDP. The commitment aligns with Chancellor..

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Labour: 0.1 percent growth in economy is pretty feeble [Video]

Labour: 0.1 percent growth in economy is pretty feeble

Luke Pollard says the 0.1 percent growth in the UK economy is "pretty feeble". The shadow armed forces minister adds there has been "no stability" under the Conservatives and that Labour would "motor..

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Hunt: Millions of workers to enjoy 'significant' cuts to NI [Video]

Hunt: Millions of workers to enjoy 'significant' cuts to NI

Millions of workers will receive a national insurance cut as the new tax year gets underway, helping to ease some of the strain on household budgets. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt said the cuts are “very..

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Chancellor: Treasury will monitor Thames Water carefully [Video]

Chancellor: Treasury will monitor Thames Water carefully

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt says the Treasury will monitor Thames Water's situation "very carefully" but believes the company is “still solvent” despite reports of shareholders withdrawing investment..

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Chancellor: GDP figures are testament to economy resilience [Video]

Chancellor: GDP figures are testament to economy resilience

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt says the latest GDP figures that show that 2023’s recession was slightly weaker than originally thought are a “testament to the resilience of the economy”. Figures released..

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Chancellor hails inflation rate fall to 3.4% [Video]

Chancellor hails inflation rate fall to 3.4%

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announces UK inflation fell to the lowest level in more than two years, to 3.4%. He would not be drawn on whether the fall would allow him to announce pre-election tax cuts in an..

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Chancellor: Tories are transparent about donations [Video]

Chancellor: Tories are transparent about donations

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt says the Conservative Party "fully complies with all the requirements to be transparent about donations", as reports claim Frank Hester made a further £5m donation to the party...

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Hunt: No need to public spending cuts after the election [Video]

Hunt: No need to public spending cuts after the election

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt tells ITV’s Harry Horton there will be no need for public spending cuts after the election “if we take difficult decisions” and are “efficient in the way we run our..

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Budget 2024: The Main Points [Video]

Budget 2024: The Main Points

Jeremy Hunt has cut National Insurance by 2p as he laid out his plans for taxation and spending in the Spring Budget. The chancellor also announced he would be scrapping the non-dom tax status, which..

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Hunt raises child benefit tax threshold to £60,000 [Video]

Hunt raises child benefit tax threshold to £60,000

Jeremy Hunt says the highest child benefit charge threshold will be raised from £50,000 to £60,000. The chancellor adds half a million families with children will save an average of £1,300 next..

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Ed Davey: This budget is not a good one for our country [Video]

Ed Davey: This budget is not a good one for our country

Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey has attacked Jeremy Hunt’s Budget saying “it’s not a good one for our country” as “there was nothing there that would turn our economy around”. Report by..

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Hunt: Tax cut will make real difference to family budgets [Video]

Hunt: Tax cut will make real difference to family budgets

Jeremy Hunt says his budget has brought down taxes in a "responsible way" and will "make a real difference to family budgets". The chancellor adds the £6 billion extra investment in the NHS will "save..

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Hunt had little room for manoeuvre in Budget, IFS says [Video]

Hunt had little room for manoeuvre in Budget, IFS says

The Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies Paul Johnson says Chancellor Jeremy Hunt had “very little room for manoeuvre” in his Budget as he was “right up against his own Fiscal..

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Hunt confirms 2p National Insurance tax cut [Video]

Hunt confirms 2p National Insurance tax cut

Jeremy Hunt confirms a 2p National Insurance cut from April 6 and for the self-employed it will be slashed from 8 percent to 6 percent. In the closing statements of his Budget, he says that today the..

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Jeremy Hunt scraps non-dom tax status [Video]

Jeremy Hunt scraps non-dom tax status

Jeremy Hunt has abolished the non-domicile tax status and says he will replace it with "a modern, simpler and fairer residency-based system". The chancellor adds the government will put the £2.7..

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Starmer calls PM and Hunt ‘Chuckle Brothers of decline’ [Video]

Starmer calls PM and Hunt ‘Chuckle Brothers of decline’

Sir Keir Starmer calls the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt and the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak the “Chuckle brothers of decline”, and describes the Chancellor's budget as "the last desperate act of a party..

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New tax on vapes announced in budget [Video]

New tax on vapes announced in budget

The Government will introduce a new tax on vapes in a bid to discourage non-smokers from taking up the habit. During his Budget speech, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt told the Commons he was confirming "the..

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Hunt announces permanent higher tax relief rates for arts [Video]

Hunt announces permanent higher tax relief rates for arts

Jeremy Hunt announces 45 and 50 percent levels of tax relief for museums, galleries, theatres and orchestras that were due to end in March 2025 will be made permanent. The chancellor says this is "in..

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Awkward moment Chancellor is locked out of No 11 [Video]

Awkward moment Chancellor is locked out of No 11

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is locked out of No 11 and is forced to knock on the door to be let in after appearing for the “Red Box moment” with members of his Treasury team. Report by Blairm. Like us..

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Hunt extends alcohol duty freeze until 2025 [Video]

Hunt extends alcohol duty freeze until 2025

Jeremy Hunt announces an extension to the alcohol duty freeze until February 2025. The chancellor says this will help 38,000 pubs across the UK. Report by Brooksl. Like us on Facebook at..

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Rishi Sunak waves to Jeremy Hunt's wife and children [Video]

Rishi Sunak waves to Jeremy Hunt's wife and children

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak waves to Jeremy Hunt's wife and children sitting in the House of Commons for the chancellor's Budget announcement. Report by Brooksl. Like us on Facebook at..

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PM departs Downing Street for Budget and PMQs [Video]

PM departs Downing Street for Budget and PMQs

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street as he heads to the House of Commons for PMQs and to hear Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Budget. Report by Brooksl. Like us on Facebook at..

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Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has said that "better times are ahead" but that the fundamentals of the UK economy are "very strong".
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Jeremy Hunt defends '£100k isn't a huge salary' comments

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has defended comments he made last week that £100,000 "isn't a huge salary", telling Sky News it "doesn't go as far as you might think" in his Surrey constituency.
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Hunt says UK should 'absolutely' be concerned about Islamic State after Moscow attack

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has warned the UK should "absolutely" be concerned about the threat of Islamic State following the terror attack in Moscow.
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Hunt intervenes to stop HMRC closing helplines over summer

Jeremy Hunt has intervened to stop HMRC closing its helplines for half the year following outcry.
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Hunt hints at autumn election as PM confirms leader summit in July

Jeremy Hunt has hinted at an autumn election as speculation continues to grow over when the country will head to the polls.
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Budget did little to diffuse ticking time bomb for local councils

All my bandwidth this week has been given over to the spring budget, the moment of the year when Chancellor Jeremy Hunt tells us his plans for the economy - how he's going to cut our taxes, or increase..
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Why are we still talking about the budget? Why read this article?

"Nothing that Jeremy Hunt did yesterday, nor anything the OBR said, changes anything very significantly" - so says the director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Paul Johnson.
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Hunt admits plan to end national insurance 'won't happen any time soon'

Jeremy Hunt has outlined his desire to abolish "unfair" national insurance tax - but admitted it "won't happen any time soon".
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Budget not everyone's cup of tea as Voters Panel suggests plans unlikely to win back Tory 2019 supporters

Jeremy Hunt's budget is unlikely to win back many Tory supporters from the last election, the Sky News Voters Panel suggests.  
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Budget 'absolutely not' last throw of the dice before general election, says Hunt

Jeremy Hunt has told Sky News his spring budget is "absolutely not" the last throw of the dice before a general election - as he refused to rule out another fiscal event before the country goes to the..
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'Die Tory scum' daubed on Hunt's constituency office

"Die Tory scum" has been daubed on Jeremy Hunt's constituency office.
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Budget 2024: The key points of Jeremy Hunt's speech so far

The chancellor is unveiling the budget for 2024. Here are the key points so far:
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Hunt promises 'permanent cuts in taxation' on eve of pre-election budget

Jeremy Hunt has promised to help families with "permanent cuts" in tax on the eve of the budget on Wednesday.
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Hunt set to cut national insurance by two percentage points at budget

Jeremy Hunt is set to cut national insurance by a further two percentage points in Wednesday's budget, as he looks to give a tax break to working people.
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Fuel duty freeze set to be extended again in budget

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is set to extend a 5p cut in fuel duty in his pre-election budget on Wednesday, Sky News understands.
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Tory 2019 voters prefer tax cuts to public spending hikes - Sky News Voters Panel

Why is Jeremy Hunt preparing to cut taxes and rein in public spending growth when polls suggest the public - by a clear margin - think this is the wrong way round?
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Hunt considering further public spending cut to boost tax giveaway in budget

Jeremy Hunt is considering a last minute further cut to public spending to boost the tax giveaway in Wednesday's budget.
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Unfunded tax cuts 'deeply unconservative', says Hunt ahead of Budget

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has played down expectations of tax cuts in Wednesday's budget, telling Sky News his spending plans will be "prudent and responsible".
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Chancellor tempers tax cut expectations as £800m tech package to free up public service workers' time announced

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has tempered expectations of tax cuts in Wednesday's budget as he announced an £800m package of technology reforms designed to free up time for frontline public sector workers.
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'Non-dom' tax breaks for rich people may be scrapped by Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt is considering ending or reducing "non-dom" tax breaks that allow wealthy individuals to live in the UK while their wealth is considered as residing overseas.
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Hunt urges Shein boss to pursue blockbuster London float

Jeremy Hunt has held talks with the boss of Shein, the Chinese-founded fast fashion giant, in a bid to persuade the company to commit to what would be one of London's biggest-ever corporate flotations.
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Tory One Nation group calls on chancellor to cut taxes for workers in budget

Jeremy Hunt has been urged to prioritise cutting direct taxes for working people instead of scrapping inheritance tax that benefits "the most wealthy" in his budget next month.
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Chancellor looking to cut public sector spending to lower taxes, Sky News understands

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is looking at cutting planned public sector spending in order to lower taxes, Sky News understands.
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Hunt casts doubt on big tax cuts at next budget

Jeremy Hunt has cast doubts over introducing big tax cuts at the next budget, saying he is unlikely to have the fiscal "room" he had in the autumn.
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IMF urges chancellor to not cut taxes in major intervention

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said Jeremy Hunt should not be planning to cut taxes any time soon.
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Hunt hints at tax giveaway as he compares himself to Nigel Lawson

Jeremy Hunt has compared himself to tax-cutting former chancellor Nigel Lawson as he suggested using his spring budget to "relieve pressure on families".
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Hunt 'bitterly disappointed' after gas drilling approved in his constituency

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has said he is "bitterly disappointed" after a legal ruling gave the green light to a gas drilling project in his Surrey constituency.
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Chancellor holds talks with City chiefs in bid to thrash out UK ISA plan

Jeremy Hunt held talks with some of the City's top business leaders on Tuesday in a bid to inject fresh momentum into London’s flagging market for new company listings.
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Resigning MP 'wrong' on North Sea oil and gas, Jeremy Hunt says

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt says the former net zero chief is "wrong" after he quit the Tory party in protest of the government's decision to ramp up oil and gas drilling.
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'I don't yet know' if govt can cut taxes again after NI reduction, Hunt says

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is unsure if the government can afford further tax cuts - as a National Insurance (NI) reduction comes into force today.
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Government says 'door is open' for talks as junior doctors begin three days of strikes

Jeremy Hunt has said the "door is open for constructive discussions" with junior doctors, as they begin three days of strike action in England over pay and conditions.
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Tax cuts about long-term growth, not next election, claims chancellor

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has insisted his tax cuts are about "long-term growth" for the economy, calling it "silly" to think they were instead about the timing of the next election.
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Jeremy Hunt admits it will 'take time' to bring taxes down

Jeremy Hunt has acknowledged it will "take time" to bring taxes down, but he had "made a start" with his autumn statement.
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Smoke and mirrors autumn statement shows election politics are on

Cutting taxes, cutting taxes, cutting taxes, Jeremy Hunt positioned himself and party as the party that "reduces debt, cuts taxes, rewards work".
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Autumn Statement 2023: Key announcements from chancellor at a glance

Here are some of the main announcements from Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's autumn statement to MPs:
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Hunt to claim economy is 'back on track' in autumn statement

Jeremy Hunt will claim the economy is "back on track" in an autumn statement that is expected to prioritise tax cuts and economic growth.
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When is the autumn statement and what could the chancellor announce?

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is preparing to deliver his autumn statement as rumours swirl about what it might contain. 
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Hunt to review payment rules in post-Brexit fraud push

Jeremy Hunt will this week pledge to review the rules governing payment authentication in what he will describe as a post-Brexit crackdown on fraud.
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'Everything on table' in autumn statement as chancellor vows to remove business tax 'barriers'

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt says "everything is on the table" when it comes to tax cuts in this week's autumn statement.
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Jeremy Hunt mulls major benefits squeeze to fund inheritance tax cuts

The chancellor has warned "difficult decisions" need to be made to "reform the welfare state" as he mulls introducing controversial tax cuts in next week's autumn statement.
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Jeremy Hunt signals tax cuts in autumn statement as economy 'turns corner'

Jeremy Hunt has said there is the chance to lower taxes in the autumn statement next week, arguing the economy had "turned a corner".
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Hunt says 'no guarantee' flights to Rwanda will take off next year

Jeremy Hunt has said there is "no guarantee" deportation flights to Rwanda will take off next year - in an apparent climbdown on the government's position.
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'Not words I would have used': Hunt refuses to back Braverman's stance on Met Police protest decision

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A former Tory health secretary has suggested Rishi Sunak should be "ruthless" and consider sacking Jeremy Hunt as chancellor at the next reshuffle.
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Chancellor warns of 'public sector waste' crackdown after government borrowing lower than expected

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has warned of a crackdown on "public sector waste" and focus on tackling debt after official figures showed government borrowing was lower than expected last month.
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Difficult to see tax cuts this year, says Hunt as party rows over future plans

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has refused to commit to tax cuts ahead of the next election, despite growing calls from inside his party.
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Will Jeremy Hunt be able to end Tory gloom at 'the survival conference'?

The week of the Conservative Party conference began with a grim warning about taxes.
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Living wage to rise from April 2024 as benefit sanctions toughened

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will reiterate the government's commitments to make benefits sanctions harsher in a speech on Monday - while also committing to rising the national living wage above £11 an..
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Living wage to rise and tougher rules on benefits, chancellor to confirm

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will reiterate the government's commitments to make benefits sanctions harsher in a speech today - while also committing to raising the national living wage above £11 an hour.
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Chancellor sets out stall to halt 'vicious circle' of tax hikes as pressure mounts

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has vowed to tackle the "vicious circle of ever-rising taxes" by revamping public services and the welfare system.
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