Just a few weeks ago, Philip Hammond was buoyed by news that government borrowing for the financial year 2017/18 will come in at £45.3bn; £13bn less than the Office for Budget Responsibility had.. City A.M.
Labour hit back at the Tories' "threat to living standards", Theresa May launched the Scottish Conservative manifesto and Tim Farron labelled the Prime Minister as a "lunch-snatcher". Source: PA - Press Association STUDIO -
Across the UK Brexit has carved new fault lines in British politics. Old tribal loyalties of left and right, Labour and Conservative, have broken down. As they prepare to go to the ballot box, voters.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Philip Hammond has blocked a review into fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) which could have resulted in millions draining out of the treasury's pocket.
FOBTs allow players to bet as much as £100.. City A.M.
Have you ever wondered why many Tories spent the past two elections implying that Ed Miliband and Jeremy Corbyn hated Britain and would destroy its institutions?
Or why progressives within the.. City A.M.
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said he will do everything he can to make Crossrail 2 work, despite concerns that Transport for London's (TfL) funding package for the £31bn project hadn't.. City A.M.
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said a final airports national policy statement will go before parliament in the first half of next year, declaring Heathrow expansion critical for Britain's.. City A.M.
Crossrail 2 hopes were given a boost after it emerged Treasury minister Liz Truss has been given responsibility for Crossrail 2 last week.
Marking the first notable mention of Crossrail 2 by the.. City A.M.
The Tory MP behind the party's promise of an energy price cap has called new proposals to protect consumers a "stitch up".
Today, energy watchdog Ofgem unveiled plans to "protect vulnerable.. City A.M.
Consumers on low incomes in Cornwall could see their energy bills capped under plans being considered by regulator Ofgem. Under the proposal, a price cap on energy bills could be extended to two.. The Cornishman Also reported by •West Briton •Cornish Guardian
The government's new conciliatory tone towards business, signalled by the Queen's Speech yesterday, has been welcomed by business groups.
Its policy document said that it intends to consult more.. City A.M.
Theresa May has torn up much of the Conservative manifesto to deliver a legislative timetable for the next two years dominated by preparations for Brexit. Of the 27 bills and draft bills unveiled in.. Nottingham Post