Rachel Reeves

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Tory MP claims No 10 ‘blackmailing’ rebels as Wakeford says funding was threatened before he defected – as it happened
Latest updates: Christian Wakeford says he was threatened with funding loss; William Wragg urges alleged victims to speak to police

Rachel Hall (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

20, Jan, 2022 @5:32 PM

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Rishi Sunak ‘missing in action’ on UK energy crisis, Labour say
Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves urges action before expected surge in gas and electricity prices in April

Richard Partington and Jillian Ambrose

13, Jan, 2022 @6:46 PM

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Tory rejection of windfall tax on energy firms ‘beggars belief’, says Ed Miliband
Ex-shadow business secretary attacks opposition to proposals on grounds that oil and gas companies ‘are already struggling’

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

10, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Women to watch in business and economic policy in 2022
While women remain under-represented at the very top, the Business desk casts its eye over the biggest hitters

Larry Elliott, Julia Kollewe, Sarah Butler, Mark Sweney, Kalyeena Makortoff and Lauren Cochrane

01, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Rising energy prices will give Treasury £3.1bn windfall, says Labour
Rishi Sunak urged to spend extra VAT receipts on cutting soaring household bills during winter months

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

27, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Labour’s Rachel Reeves: ‘We are in the strongest position maybe in 10 years’
The shadow chancellor says it has been an odd time in politics but there are grounds for Labour optimism

Jessica Elgot

26, Dec, 2021 @2:50 PM

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Lockdown party inquiry could expand to cover No 10 garden event
Cabinet Office can investigate ‘credible allegations’ on other gatherings, but PM says photo of staff shows work meeting

Peter Walker and Jamie Grierson

21, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The biggest factor behind Keir Starmer’s reshuffle? A general election in 2023 | Sienna Rodgers
The Labour reshuffle is defined by big names and competent media performers. Now to heal the rift with his deputy, says Sienna Rodgers of LabourList

Sienna Rodgers

30, Nov, 2021 @3:29 PM

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Can Labour position itself as the party of business?
Analysis: Keir Starmer’s recent CBI speech is part of sustained attempt to prove party can run tight economic ship

Heather Stewart, John Collingridge and Richard Partington

28, Nov, 2021 @2:02 PM

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Budget 2021: chancellor limits spending to start building election war chest
Rishi Sunak reassures Tory MPs that spending enabled by stronger than expected recovery will not be repeated

Larry Elliott and Heather Stewart

27, Oct, 2021 @7:58 PM

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The Guardian view on Rishi Sunak’s budget: more politics than economics | Editorial
Editorial: The chancellor’s speech was all about the next election, stupid


27, Oct, 2021 @6:13 PM

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Wing and a prayer budget exposes Brand Rishi – and the myth of Merrie England
The chancellor painted a picture of Britain most people didn’t recognise and gave spending promises he had no idea how to pay for

John Crace

27, Oct, 2021 @6:11 PM

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