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Sunak: ‘Endlessly extending furlough’ isn’t the right thing
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Chancellor: Tax rumours are "pure speculation"
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Chancellor launches Kickstart job scheme
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Sadiq Khan calls on Government to extend furlough scheme
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Sunak on Brexit talks: ‘There remain gaps’ on big issues
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Sunak: We want to ‘provide fairness’ for school students
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Chancellor confirms 'hard times are here' as UK plunges into economic recession
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‘Hard times are here’ as UK falls into recession
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Government’s plan for jobs aims to give public ‘fresh hope’
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Sunak asked whether France could be next on quarantine list
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Sunak: ‘We all want to see these crossings reduced’
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Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak at odds over changes to pensions triple lock, report saysChanges to earnings during pandemic mean cost of state pensions could soar in coming years
'Hard times are here,' says Rishi Sunak as UK enters deepest recession on record'Many more people' will lose their jobs in coming months, says downbeat chancellor
Rishi Sunak says he doesn't want to become next PM: 'Oh gosh, I don't have that desire''What we've said, in all cases, there won't be a return to austerity,' chancellor adds on government spending plans
Coronavirus: UK 'will not hesitate' to add France to quarantine listThe government "will not hesitate to take action" and add more countries to its quarantine list, chancellor Rishi Sunak has said, when asked about speculation that France could follow Belgium, Andorra..
Coronavirus news - live: UK ready to extend quarantine to France after more countries added and Rishi Sunak 'completely' rules out extending furlough schemeTravellers returning to UK from Belgium, Andorra and Bahamas must now quarantine for 14 days after overnight announcement
Chancellor heads to Scotland to fight independence as over a million companies receive government loansSNP says Sunak should apologise to people in Scotland 'paying the price' for his party's Brexit policy
Financial support for jobs and businesses must be Rishi Sunak's 'number one goal' even if UK debt worsens, says shadow chancellorExclusive: Anneliese Dodds urges chancellor to look to example of French and German schemes stretching years into the future
Rishi Sunak has 24 hours to backtrack on furlough scheme rollback and avoid unemployment spike, Labour warns'One-size-fits-all' approach to withdrawal of furlough starting on Saturday will threaten jobs, warns shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds
Coronavirus: Nearly 900,000 public sector workers to receive pay rise, Rishi Sunak saysDoctors and teachers given raise of around 3% in thanks for their sacrifices – but many NHS staff get nothing
Rishi Sunak spending big money to keep doomed businesses open would be 'complete folly', warns Ken ClarkeFormer chancellor Kenneth Clarke warns of return of inflation and high interest rates, predicts 3 million unemployed by end of year
'We can no longer be absent': Labour demand government take leading role in international response to coronavirusExclusive: Calling on Sunak and Raab to follow the example of Gordon Brown in 2008, shadow cabinet ministers warn: 'We used to step up to the plate, now we've stepped off the stage'
Government accused of 'corrosive' lack of transparency over £30bn plan to save jobsRishi Sunak's 'plan for jobs' only contains just £10bn to £12bn of additional spending with another £10bn from cutbacks elsewhere, experts say
Coronavirus: No help for workers excluded from government support, says chancellor'It is not as if there is no support available,' Rishi Sunak says as he confirms self-employed people, freelancers and company directors will not be given a leg-up
Rishi Sunak looks to target rich with review of capital gains tax to fill budget black holeWealthy exploit tax avoidance to pay too little for sale of second homes, works of art and stocks and shares, critics say
Chancellor 'to set up 10 deregulated freeports' in Brexit tax cut plansRishi Sunak reportedly planning to open bidding for towns, cities and regions to become designated zones where UK taxes and tariffs will not apply
Rishi Sunak is most popular chancellor since Gordon BrownChancellor's approval rating 'envy' of Westminster' says YouGov – but £10 meal deal is least popular mini-budget move
Rishi Sunak urged to reverse £1.3bn 'bung' to second homeowners and landlordsLittle-noticed detail of emergency financial statement could save buy-to-let and holiday-home purchasers thousands of pounds
HRMC says benefits of Rishi Sunak's job retention £1,000 bonus scheme 'highly uncertain'Chief taxman tells chancellor he cannot approve the payments as 'value for money'
First time buyers will be left 'worse off' by Rishi Sunak's stamp duty axe, think-tank warnsFirst time buyers will be left "worse off" by the scrapping of stamp duty for most purchases during the pandemic, a think-tank is suggesting.
Coronavirus: Outrage after Rishi Sunak serves food without wearing mask'What the hell is Rishi Sunak doing clowning around in a restaurant without a mask?'
Boris Johnson news – live: Brexit plans could face international legal challenge, letter reveals, as Sunak admits UK entering 'very significant recession'Follow all the latest developments
Rishi Sunak warns 'hardship lies ahead' and apologises to those left out of his mini-budgetChancellor risks controversy claiming it would hurt workers to leave them 'just sitting there on furlough'
UK Chancellor gives diners 50% off on eating outChancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an "eat out to help out" discount as part of wider measures.
Rishi Sunak's mini-budget: what he said – and what he really meantOur chief political commentator guesses at the chancellor's internal monologue as he delivered his 'summer economic update' speech
The way out of the coronavirus crisis is clear: Rishi Sunak pays for everything foreverThe chancellor's immunity to coronavirus is a lesson for us all. Just spend huge amounts of other people's money and you'll be invincible too
Rishi Sunak introduces £1,000 bonus per furloughed employee kept onBusinesses will be paid a £1,000 bonus for every furloughed employee they bring back to work, the chancellor has announced.
Rishi Sunak's emergency mini-budget at a glance, from stamp duty to meal vouchersHere The Independent looks at some of the key announcements in the chancellor's update to MPs
Rishi Sunak ditches plan to charge income tax on coronavirus tests in latest government u-turnHM Revenue and Customs were planning to tax employees for tests as 'benefit in kind'
Rishi Sunak accused of 'staggering lack of self-awareness' over £180 smart mugChancellor poses with Bluetooth-enabled beaker costing more than a week's wages for young people on his new 'kickstart' fund
Boris Johnson news – live: Rishi Sunak to unveil £2bn youth unemployment scheme as devolved nations demand 'crucial' fiscal powers from WestminsterFollow here for the latest developments
Coronavirus: Chancellor under pressure to extend furlough scheme as he unveils £2bn plan for youth jobsRishi Sunak sets out Covid-19 economic recovery plan in statement to MPs
Rishi Sunak under fire over £1bn energy-efficiency plan after Tory manifesto pledged nine times as muchCash is fraction of tens of billions being spent on a green recovery in Germany and France, campaigners warn
Rishi Sunak's hint at stamp duty cut risks bringing housing market to halt, warns think tankFears buyers will delay purchases in the hope of cutting their tax bill
Chancellor Rishi Sunak to boost vacancies at job centrePlan expected to be unveiled in 'mini-Budget' next week.
Pity poor Rishi Sunak for being charged with delivering Boris Johnson's slogan 'build back greener'The behaviour changes required by coronavirus and those needed for the climate emergency seem similar, but the analogy is flawed
Lockdown: Rishi Sunak urges public to head back to pubs and restaurants to help save economyChancellor says UK needs to 'relearn what it's like to go out again'
Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak must extend furlough arrangements in areas like Leicester with local lockdowns, Labour urgesShadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds to call for a 'jobs, jobs, jobs' economic plan from the government
Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak to set 'exceptionally high' bar for company bailouts in warning to corporate giants'This is taxpayers' money. I shouldn't be sitting here trying to pick winners'
'I can't wait to get back to the pub': Rishi Sunak puzzles Twitter with photo giving thumbs-up outside hardware storeSurreal post mocked, but not everyone's laughing: 'My dad will never go to a pub again because of multiple government failures,' writes one person, 'this self congratulatory tone is sickening'
UK politics news – live: Priti Patel to give update on Reading terror attack, and Rishi Sunak urged to cut VATFollow all the latest developments
Rishi Sunak plans emergency VAT cut in bid to rescue economyReport says Treasury and HMRC officials to prepare options for reducing value-added tax
Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak urged to consider four-day working week in response to pandemicExclusive: Signatories including John McDonnell and Caroline Lucas say 'shorter working time has been used throughout history as a way of responding to economic crises'
UK borrowing soars to record high of £55bn in MayMoves to 'safely reopen our economy' will put public finances on better footing, says chancellor Rishi Sunak
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..
Boris Johnson is in trouble inside and outside his own partyThe prime minister's stock is falling, while Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer are riding high
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..
Coronavirus: Alok Sharma held 'socially distanced' meeting with Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak before falling ill to suspected Covid-19Business secretary Alok Sharma had a meeting with Boris Johnson and chancellor Rishi Sunak shortly before falling ill with suspected coronavirus on Wednesday, but the talks in No 10's cabinet room were..