The Treasury must release more money – and relinquish more control

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rishi Sunak has spent billions of pounds rescuing the economy during the year of Covid, but he needs to go further. To start with, the chancellor, who set out Läs mer…

Senior Tories fear £4bn cut to overseas aid will be made permanent

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Senior Tories fear that the cut to Britain’s aid budget will become permanent, amid a growing campaign inside and outside parliament to reverse the decision. Conservatives opposed to the Läs mer…

The Guardian view on the Brexit endgame: drop the clean break myth | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Boris Johnson has said that Britain will “prosper mightily” in the event that no trade deal is agreed with the EU before the end of the year. That hypothesis Läs mer…

Slashing overseas aid reflects badly on Britain | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rishi Sunak has said he could not tell the country he was giving 0.7% of gross national income to foreign aid (Foreign Office minister resigns as Sunak cuts aid Läs mer…

Huge wealth of Rishi Sunak's family not declared in ministerial register

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is facing questions over the transparency of his financial affairs after a Guardian investigation established that his wife and her family hold a multimillion-pound portfolio Läs mer…

UK coronavirus live: Birmingham, Kent, Greater Manchester, Newcastle among regions in tier 3 measures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 7.29am EST07:29 Burnham says failure to offer extra business support for tier 3 areas ’completely wrong’ 7.20am EST07:20 Hancock says from mid December tier decisions will Läs mer…

No new legislation needed to cut UK aid budget, says Rishi Sunak

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has said ministers do not need to pass new laws in order for Britain to miss the target to spend 0.7% of gross national income Läs mer…

New lockdown, same economic victims: young, low-paid workers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As far as the labour market is concerned, lockdown 2 will be the same as lockdown 1: the main casualties will be young, low-paid workers employed by consumer-facing services. Läs mer…