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Chancellor Rishi Sunak accused of being 'missing in action' amid supply crisis

Sky News Monday, 27 September 2021
Chancellor Rishi Sunak accused of being 'missing in action' amid supply crisisRachel Reeves has accused Chancellor Rishi Sunak of being "missing in action" during the country's supply crisis, telling Labour's conference that the government has "lost control".
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Labour: What is the chancellor waiting for? [Video]

Labour: What is the chancellor waiting for?

Shadow Business Secretary Jonathan Reynolds "wants to know what the chancellor is waiting for" while he delays introducing measures to help UK families deal with the cost-of-living crisis. He says he "doesn't understand the government's strategy" and the fact that MPs have no policies to tell their constituents about is an "indictment" of Rishi Sunak and the Prime Minister's decision-making. Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Govt: Households face challenging decisions in coming months [Video]

Govt: Households face challenging decisions in coming months

Policing Minister Kit Malthouse warns the coming months are going to be "very challenging" and that households "up and down the land" are going to have make "challenging decisions". He says there are a "variety" of things that Chancellor Rishi Sunak could introduce but adds that the government will have to think "carefully" about the "cocktail of measures" they take. Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Sunak 'ready to do more' in face of economic 'storm' [Video]

Sunak 'ready to do more' in face of economic 'storm'

Rishi Sunak has warned that a "perfect storm" of global events, such as the war in Ukraine and Covid lockdowns in China, has put the economy in an "extremely serious" situation. Speaking to the CBI annual dinner on Wednesday, the Chancellor said the government "stands ready to do more" to help families cope with the cost-of-living crisis after inflation rose to a 40-year high of 9% in April. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Splits between Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak over windfall tax policy

Splits have emerged between Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak over how to respond to Labour's call for a windfall tax on energy companies.
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Sunak says govt's response to cost of living pressures will 'evolve' - but no immediate measures announced

Rishi Sunak has said the government's response to the cost of living crisis will "evolve" as the situation does - but failed to outline any immediate action.
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Rachel Reeves Rachel Reeves Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Labour: Rape arrest shows MP vetting process has big issues [Video]

Labour: Rape arrest shows MP vetting process has big issues

Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves says the arrest of an MP on suspicion of rape needs to be a "wake-up call" and shows there "clearly is an issue" with the vetting process for choosing members of parliament. She highlights the example of former Wakefield MP Imran Ahmad Khan who the Conservatives chose despite being "warned about allegations against him". Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Reeves: Starmer's conduct different from govt rule-breaking [Video]

Reeves: Starmer's conduct different from govt rule-breaking

Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves says there is a huge difference between the "industrial scale rule-breaking" at No 10 throughout the Covid lockdown and Keir Starmer's conduct. The Labour leader was pictured eating a takeaway and drinking a beer at his constituency office in Durham in the lead up to the local elections last year. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Shadow chancellor recalls Commons sexism during pregnancy [Video]

Shadow chancellor recalls Commons sexism during pregnancy

Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves has spoken of how she was told while pregnant that she should not be in the Cabinet because she "wouldn't be able to hold down a big job whilst also being a mum". She added: "No one says that about male MPs, that someone can't be a dad and have a big job in politics, so this sexism and misogyny … it happens all the time." Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour pledge to abolish 'non-dom' tax status if elected [Video]

Labour pledge to abolish 'non-dom' tax status if elected

Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves promises to abolish the non-dom tax status if Labour are elected, saying the scheme is based on rules "set up 200 years ago" and is not "justifiable" at a time where taxes are rising for many. She says the changes would bring the UK "in line" with major competitors like Germany and Japan and adds that it is "essential" that the UK cracks down on tax loopholes. Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Shadow Chancellor calls for PM resignation [Video]

Shadow Chancellor calls for PM resignation

Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves has said Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak should resign after Downing Street Covid breaches. She added that the Prime Minister "knew what he was doing" while he was breaking the rules. Report by Guzzardib. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Australia set to get new PM after Scott Morrison's ruling conservatives projected to lose election

Australia's opposition Labor Party is set to win power for the first time since 2007, according to latest projections in the country's general election.
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Labour: U-turn on windfall tax is lumbering over the hill [Video]

Labour: U-turn on windfall tax is lumbering over the hill

Shadow Climate Secretary Ed Miliband tells the House of Commons that a "massive u-turn" from the government on a possible windfall tax on energy companies is "lumbering slowly over the hill". He tells Chancellor Rishi Sunak to "swallow his pride and get on with it" but goes on to characterise Sunak's decisions so far as "wrong, out of touch, and unfair". Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour call for windfall tax on energy firms [Video]

Labour call for windfall tax on energy firms

Shadow Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband says the government should introduce a windfall tax on energy firms to help families struggling with the cost of living crisis. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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