Autumn statement 2022

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One of us is a millionaire, the other a care worker. The cruel divide between rich and poor disgusts us both | Julia Davies and Winsome Hill
This cost of living crisis is disastrous for one of us and will barely touch the other. The best answer is a wealth tax, say millionaire investor Julia Davies and care worker Winsome Hill

Julia Davies and Winsome Hill

01, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Jeremy Hunt’s plans likely to degrade public services, says report
Thinktank says it expects chancellor’s autumn statement to leave ‘poisoned inheritance’ for next government

Peter Walker Political correspondent

24, Nov, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Hundreds gather at Holyrood after Scottish government loses independence referendum case – UK politics live
Rallies in Edinburgh and across country after ruling says Scottish parliament cannot hold independence referendum without Westminster approval

Nadeem Badshah (now) ,Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

23, Nov, 2022 @8:59 PM

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Keir Starmer attacks ‘weak’ Rishi Sunak over non-dom tax breaks
Labour leader condemns non-dom and windfall tax avoidance, accusing PM of not standing up to his party

Peter Walker Political correspondent

23, Nov, 2022 @3:40 PM

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Professions, heal yourselves – only you can make the public sector better value for money | Simon Jenkins
Rishi Sunak should take on doctors, barristers, teachers and academics, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

22, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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People are dying waiting for social care. Wealthy people's inheritance issues are not a priority | Polly Toynbee
A cap on the amount individuals pay ignores the much greater needs of those who get no care at all, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

22, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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How the budget affects you: who are the real winners and losers?
Our experts dissect who will really gain from Jeremy Hunt’s ‘compassionate’ autumn statement

Shane Hickey

21, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Tories have pushed back our taxing problems | Letters
Letters: Readers on whether Jeremy Hunt’s budget will help to revive the UK’s public services and tackle economic problems

20, Nov, 2022 @4:54 PM

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Not every poor person is on benefits, so where’s their lump sum for energy bills? | Torsten Bell
Those earning as little as a £1 too much will miss out on Jeremy Hunt’s £900 to ease the pain after the price cap is lifted

Torsten Bell

20, Nov, 2022 @10:30 AM

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This sullen silence among Tory MPs speaks volumes. They are reconciled to defeat | Isabel Hardman
Most MPs accept that Rishi Sunak has done what he can, but the party has no mission and they need to find new work

Isabel Hardman

20, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Did Jeremy Hunt’s budget rescue the Tories – or is the game up?
In the shadow of the Truss debacle and with hard times ahead, the chancellor faced a ‘politically impossible’ job, according to a former Tory minister. But the party’s morale is at rock bottom

Toby Helm Political Editor

20, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Exhausted’ Tories pin hopes on spring revival after bleak autumn statement
Some MPs would like Jeremy Hunt to revise tax rises, fearing impact on ‘squeezed middle’ and backlash from red wall areas

Michael Savage Policy Editor

20, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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