Puppies can be so taxing! Former Chancellor George Osborne gets the runaround from his Labrador 

Puppies can be so taxing, George! Labrador is pictured giving ex-Chancellor, 49, the runaround – days after he announced his engagement to his pregnant former aide, 39 Former chancellor George Osborne was out with his new fox-red Labrador puppy He had taken the young dog to The Mutz Nutz grooming salon in Notting Hill Fortunately … Read more

Keir Starmer ‘could sack shadow chancellor’ amid poll woes

Keir Starmer ‘could sack shadow chancellor’ in bid to revive Labour’s fortunes as poll shows party is EIGHT POINTS behind the Tories Keir Starmer said to be looking at replacing shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds  A Deltapoll survey for The Mail on Sunday puts the Conservatives on 44 per cent  Labour behind on 36,as public supports … Read more

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel blames Kent variant as she cancels Easter

Germany extended its lockdown measures by another month and imposed several new restrictions, including largely shutting down public life over Easter, in an effort to drive down the rate of coronavirus infections. Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the measures early this morning after a lengthy video call with the country’s 16 state governors, nearly three weeks … Read more

Chancellor Rishi Sunak delays decision on online sales tax

Chancellor Rishi Sunak delays decision on online sales tax until autumn amid hope of global tax reform By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 GMT, 21 March 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 21 March 2021 Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delayed a decision on an online sales tax until the autumn amid hope of … Read more

Chancellor Rishi Sunak may offer health workers a one-off bonus to defuse the row over NHS pay

Chancellor Rishi Sunak may offer health workers a one-off bonus to defuse the row over NHS pay Unions angered by a proposed one per cent rise for NHS, threatening strikes  In response, Ministers said rest of the public sector was having a pay freeze  Sources claim a one off bonus could avoid a U-turn and … Read more

Chancellor to be grilled by Treasury committee

Chancellor to be grilled by Treasury committee on how he expects small firms to repay their mountains of debt taken on in pandemic By Emma Dunkley, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 6 March 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 6 March 2021 Rishi Sunak will be grilled by the influential Treasury committee this week … Read more

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: I’ve been asked to be nice to the Chancellor

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: ‘Be nice to the Chancellor,’ said the nurse who carried out my Covid test – I’ll be nice to Rishi Sunak for the time being By Jeff Prestridge for The Mail on Sunday Published: 21:52 GMT, 6 March 2021 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 6 March 2021 ‘Be nice to Rishi,’ said the nurse … Read more

HENRY DEEDES watches Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget speech

To paraphrase an old joke: An Etonian, a Harrovian and a Wykehamist and are sitting in a bar when a woman walks in. The Etonian says: ‘Fetch her a chair.’ The Harrovian fetches it. The Wykehamist sits in it. Winchester alumnus Rishi Sunak didn’t pull off quite such a dastardly move yesterday. No. He was … Read more

BUDGET 2021 AT A GLANCE: The key points from Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s speech 

BUDGET 2021 AT A GLANCE: The key points from Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s speech By Alex Sebastian For This Is Money Published: 12:40 GMT, 3 March 2021 | Updated: 12:40 GMT, 3 March 2021 Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak got to his feet in the House of Commons shortly after 12.30pm to deliver his crucial … Read more

Rishi Sunak’s plan to spend now… tax later: Chancellor extends furlough scheme until end of June

Rishi Sunak put Britain on standby for tax rises yesterday – as he warned we cannot afford to keep borrowing record sums. Speaking ahead of Wednesday’s Budget, the Chancellor all but confirmed that the £50billion furlough scheme and other Covid support measures will continue until the end of June. The measures are likely to cost … Read more