On your way to No10? Sunak breaks cover after lukewarm backing for PM

On your way to No10, Rishi? Chancellor Sunak breaks cover after lukewarm backing for Boris Johnson over partygate as bookmakers make him favourite to succeed him as prime minister Rishi Sunak gave his under-fire boss Boris Johnson tepid support over the ‘Partygate’ lockdown scandal The PM’s cabinet were ordered to publicly back him following his […]

Rishi Sunak squirms as he's grilled by Andrew Neil about spending

Rishi Sunak squirms as he’s grilled by Andrew Neil on GB NEWS about the government’s ‘eye-watering’ ballooning spending, green projects that will cost ‘trillions’ – and he WON’T guarantee funding pension triple lock if wages skyrocket Rishi Sunak refused to say categorically if he will deliver on pensions increase  Guarantee means state pension rises in […]

Rishi Sunak attempts bricklaying during Hartlepool visit

Laying the foundations for a leadership bid, Rishi? Millionaire Chancellor gets his hands dirty but spectacularly fails in his attempt to lay a brick in Hartlepool ahead of by-election as under fire Boris Johnson tries to get his premiership back on track Chancellor Rishi Sunak visited Hartlepool today ahead of by-election on May 6 Mr […]

Rishi Sunak confirms he helped block calls for 'circuit breaker'

Rishi Sunak confirms he helped block calls for ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown last year after wave of criticism for rejecting Sage advice Ministers faced criticism after rejecting advice from the Sage advisory group Rishi Sunak insisted there ‘wasn’t a clear-cut case’ for shutting down economy Scientists believed a two-three week lockdown could reverse a surge in […]

Rishi Sunak extends furlough scheme until end of June

Rishi Sunak’s plan to spend now… but tax later: Chancellor to extend £50bn furlough scheme until end of June – but he’s lining up tax changes that could drag an extra 1.6MILLION people into higher rates Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his eagerly-awaited Budget on Wednesday Mr Sunak looking to freeze the UK’s minimum income […]

Rishi Sunak 'in Cabinet row over extra Universal Credit cash'

Rishi Sunak ‘is at the centre of a Cabinet row over Universal Credit’ as the Chancellor looks to scrap £20-a-week extra payments but Tory MPs demand the uplift be kept in place ahead of crunch Labour vote on issue Universal Credit payments have been increased by £20 a week during pandemic Increase set to expire […]

Rishi Sunak extends Covid bailouts for No Deal

Rishi Sunak extends Covid bailouts for No Deal: Chancellor plans to widen payments programme if we crash out of the EU with no trade agreement Support measures put in place for Covid will be extended to Brexit disruption Chancellor will invite companies to take advantage of government bailouts  Dr Liam Fox will today urge the […]

Rishi Sunak hints UK and EU are on the brink of Brexit trade pact

‘It’s clear what the shape of the deal looks like’: Rishi Sunak hints UK and EU are on the brink of Brexit trade pact after watchdog warns failure would wipe another 2 per cent off GDP Rishi Sunak said this morning ‘it is clear what the shape of the deal looks like’  The Chancellor said […]