Norman Lamont

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Zahawi faces shortest chancellorship since 1970 – and may be glad of it
The ex-vaccines minister appears to be the equivalent of a caretaker football manager, with Kwarteng waiting in the wings

Larry Elliott Economics editor

24, Aug, 2022 @2:06 PM

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Theresa May, Michael Howard, Norman Lamont: the new Tory awkward squad
Surprise rebels now critical of Boris Johnson for his swerves over Covid and potential breaches of key agreements include party heavyweights

Toby Helm Political editor

13, Sep, 2020 @6:19 AM

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Rishi Sunak is riding high, but history shows No 11 can be a dangerous address
From Barber’s boom to Gordon Brown’s financial crisis, Britain’s current chancellor is treading a well-worn and precarious path

William Keegan

16, Aug, 2020 @6:25 AM

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Thatcher warned Major about exchange rate risks before ERM crisis
National Archives: private warning came just five weeks into Major’s premiership and 20 months before Black Wednesday

Alan Travis Home affairs editor

29, Dec, 2017 @12:01 AM

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Labour accuses Johnson and Tories backing public sector pay rise of hypocrisy - as it happened
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen

Andrew Sparrow

03, Jul, 2017 @4:17 PM

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Lord Lamont tells ministers: stop ganging up on Philip Hammond
Ex-chancellor defends ‘unavoidable’ austerity after senior ministers suggest public sector pay cap should be lifted

Matthew Weaver

03, Jul, 2017 @9:54 AM

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'Rookie error': former chancellor criticises Hammond's NICs plan
Norman Lamont says lower NICs are only way to boost entrepreneurship while rebellion emerges over ‘death tax’ plans

Ruth McKee and PA

11, Mar, 2017 @10:56 AM

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Cameron criticises former Tory leaders who question Bank over EU
Norman Lamont and Iain Duncan Smith among grandees accusing Bank of England of bias in warning of Brexit consequences

Matthew Weaver

16, Jun, 2016 @8:06 AM

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Lord Lawson accuses Treasury of 'prostituting' itself with Brexit report
Two Tory former chancellors attack officials’ analysis that leaving EU would produce either economic shock or severe shock

Rowena Mason and Helen Pidd

23, May, 2016 @4:29 PM

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Help to Buy: three former chancellors warn of house price bubble
Lord Lamont, Alistair Darling and Lord Lawson add to pressure on George Osborne to rethink scheme

Patrick Wintour, political editor

08, May, 2014 @8:21 AM

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George Osborne makes commitment 'to fight for full employment' in Britain

Chancellor repudiates 1991 declaration by Norman Lamont that unemployment was a price worth paying to bring down inflation

Nicholas Watt and Rowena Mason

31, Mar, 2014 @9:10 PM

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UK-Iranian ties thaw after storming of embassy as Straw leads MPs to Tehran

Former foreign secretary heads parliamentary group to Iran a month after first diplomatic visit since mission was shut in 2011

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

07, Jan, 2014 @1:00 PM

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