Budget

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Tory backbenchers plan to put pressure on Hunt to cut childcare costs
Exclusive: Group led by Siobhan Baillie want chancellor to use budget to relax rules and eliminate business rates for nurseries

Kiran Stacey Political correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Jeremy Hunt says tax cuts will only come ‘when the time is right’
Chancellor aims to temper Tory backbenchers’ hopes as he blames UK woes on ‘economic headwinds’

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

27, Jan, 2023 @6:00 PM

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Drop in UK growth forecast limits chancellor’s budget wriggle room
OBR tells Jeremy Hunt he will have £9bn less income to factor amid falling tax receiptstax receipts

Phillip Inman

25, Jan, 2023 @12:42 PM

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Big budget giveaways look unlikely as Hunt forced to borrow more
Chancellor likely to tread cautiously after record December budget deficit

Larry Elliott Economics editor

24, Jan, 2023 @11:37 AM

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Jeremy Hunt ‘planning a slimmed-down spring budget with no tax cuts’
Exclusive: Treasury sources say chancellor is resisting pressure from MPs who want taxes to start falling well before next election

Pippa Crerar, Jessica Elgot and Richard Partington

18, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Freeze on alcohol duty to be extended to help UK hospitality industry
No increases until August 2023 despite Jeremy Hunt’s first full budget being scheduled for 15 March

Larry Elliott Economics editor

19, Dec, 2022 @7:21 PM

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The first step to Britain’s economic recovery is to start telling the truth | Will Hutton
We have all been deluding ourselves for too long – let’s admit what ails us and finally move on

Will Hutton

20, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Raising council tax to fund social care will deepen inequality in UK, experts warn
Jeremy Hunt’s plans criticised for delay to reform, shifting burden to local authorities and ‘skewing the system’

Toby Helm and James Tapper

20, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Hunt’s budget is a big bang for the City, a damp squib for the country
A tired Tory party has resorted to yet more deregulation, after the 40-year failure of its first attempt

Phillip Inman

19, Nov, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Pay more tax, get less in return: this budget lays bare the bleak reality of Britain’s economy | Gaby Hinsliff
Jeremy Hunt didn’t mention that living standards may fall by 7% over the next two years, leaving many people treading water, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

17, Nov, 2022 @6:46 PM

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What Jeremy Hunt’s autumn statement means for you
From income tax changes to help with the cost of living crisis, all you need to know about the chancellor’s changes

Zoe Wood

17, Nov, 2022 @3:28 PM

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Hunt’s modest environmental goals show party is out of tune with voters
Autumn statement backs nuclear power and offshore wind, but says nothing on onshore wind and solar

Damian Carrington Environment editor

17, Nov, 2022 @1:59 PM

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