Rishi Sunak

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A green recovery bond will enable the government to fund its climate pledges | Letter
Letter: Caroline Lucas MP, Clive Lewis MP, Colin Hines and Richard Murphy call on Rishi Sunak to unveil a new market-leading bond to create jobs and decarbonise homes


14, May, 2021 @10:32 AM

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UK economy rebounds in March after rapid Covid vaccine rollout
GDP lifted by 2.1% that month and dropped by only 1.5% in first quarter of 2021

Phillip Inman

12, May, 2021 @7:17 AM

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Tories lack public trust to tackle global tax avoidance, poll shows
Less than a third surveyed trust Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to crack down on issue despite government pledges

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

05, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Sunak’s stamp duty holiday extension has merely inflamed the housing market
Throwing money at an already heated housing market looks nonsensical and could lose the Treasury £2bn

Nils Pratley

04, May, 2021 @6:52 PM

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UK’s rising debts ‘can be coped with’, says rightwing thinktank
Institute of Economic Affairs argues against raising taxes, saying growth and deregulation will cut borrowing

Jasper Jolly

02, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Rishi Sunak defends delay in England’s autumn lockdown
Comments come as No 10 refuses to deny PM said he would rather ‘let the virus rip’ than impose strict curbs

Jessica Elgot and Natalie Grover

27, Apr, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Youth jobs scheme creates just 490 posts in north-east of England
UK government’s Kickstart project designed to find 250,000 places led to less than 500 starting work in region, official figures reveal

Michael Savage

25, Apr, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Cameron and Greensill: a timeline of events in the lobbying scandal
Roundup of key developments since former PM became finance firm’s ‘part-time’ special adviser in 2018

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

23, Apr, 2021 @4:23 PM

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No 10 to investigate text leaks from Boris Johnson’s personal phone
Inquiry comes as senior MPs meet to discuss concerns over PM’s undisclosed text messages

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

22, Apr, 2021 @12:12 PM

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Rishi Sunak urged to end hostility to green spending or miss net zero target
Treasury review will help determine whether UK meets climate goals, and experts say radical change is required

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

20, Apr, 2021 @5:18 PM

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MPs urge Cameron to make public Greensill lobbying texts to Sunak
Former prime minister told to release full texts he sent to chancellor at start of the pandemic last year

Kalyeena Makortoff

20, Apr, 2021 @1:04 PM

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Firm of lobbying inquiry chair won £7m of government contracts in past year
Exclusive: Slaughter and May, where Nigel Boardman was a partner until 2019, has won contracts worth £7,229,989 since March 2020

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

20, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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