Kwasi Kwarteng

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UK government ‘minded to accept’ takeover of Meggitt by US buyer
Parker Hannifin expects to complete £6.3bn move for British defence manufacturer within two months

Jasper Jolly

29, Jun, 2022 @8:32 AM

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Rail strikes show Tories have moved on since promises to defend workers’ rights
Analysis: New laws aim to make it easier for firms to use agency workers to break strikes, tilting the balance of power towards employers

Jasper Jolly

23, Jun, 2022 @3:29 PM

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Ministers press on with ‘cynical’ plan to let agency staff replace striking workers
Unions and recruiters say move would harm relations and point out UK government condemned P&O for doing same thing

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

23, Jun, 2022 @12:25 PM

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Minister’s call for inquiry into fuel prices may not be a political diversion
After government cut duty by 5p a litre, it’s worth wondering what supermarkets’ fuel profits are

Nils Pratley

13, Jun, 2022 @6:52 PM

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UK petrol price rises could grind to a halt this week, says AA
Retailers accused of profiteering amid concerns they have not passed on recent cut to fuel duty

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

13, Jun, 2022 @10:56 AM

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Petrol prices: Kwasi Kwarteng orders inquiry into cost of filling up
Business secretary says people ‘rightly frustrated’ over 5p-a-litre cut not being passed on

Graeme Wearden and agencies

12, Jun, 2022 @2:21 PM

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UK healthcare staff call in sick to avoid using car as cost of fuel soars, union says
Low-paid health and care workers cannot afford to fill tanks, head of Unison warns

Rowena Mason, Heather Stewart and Richard Partington

09, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Climate activists vow to fight as new gasfield gets go-ahead in North Sea
Environmentalists threaten legal action over UK permit for Shell to develop Jackdaw field

Matthew Taylor Environment correspondent

02, Jun, 2022 @12:03 PM

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Sunak’s design for the windfall tax is complex, but is it good? | Nils Pratley
Labour is right to crow as the chancellor’s hand is finally forced, but we need to see what materialises

Nils Pratley

26, May, 2022 @6:52 PM

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Kwasi Kwarteng to review French billionaire’s BT stake over security concerns
Business secretary intervenes after biggest shareholder Patrick Drahi raised stake in UK telecom giant to 18%

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent and Kalyeena Makortoff

26, May, 2022 @2:31 PM

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Kwasi Kwarteng launches inquiry into proposed takeover of Newport Wafer Fab
The business secretary says deal will be scrutinised under new National Security and Investment Act

Joanna Partridge and Alex Lawson

25, May, 2022 @3:42 PM

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Windfall tax: which cabinet ministers are for and against it?
A number of ministers have spoken out against the policy in highly unusual displays of dissent

Ben Quinn

23, May, 2022 @12:28 PM

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