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The details of Rishi Sunak’s cost-of-living crisis plan
Rishi Sunak
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The details of Rishi Sunak’s cost-of-living crisis plan

New support package will be partly funded by a temporary windfall tax on oil and gas companies
26 May 2022
‘Laughing at us all’
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Today’s newspapers

‘Laughing at us all’

A round-up of the headlines from the UK front pages
26 May 2022
The favourites to replace Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak, Sajid Javid
In Depth

The favourites to replace Boris Johnson

PM warned Sue Gray report could force him to quit
20 May 2022
Is Rishi Sunak ‘plotting’ emergency tax cut?
Rishi Sunak in Stoke
Business Briefing

Is Rishi Sunak ‘plotting’ emergency tax cut?

Sources say chancellor may bring forward 1p income tax cut roll as inflation hits 40-year high
18 May 2022
The arguments for and against a windfall tax
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Pros and cons

The arguments for and against a windfall tax

A one-off levy could fund measures to ease the cost-of-living crisis, says Labour
16 May 2022
Cost-of-living crisis: five suggestions for Sunak
Rishi Sunak
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Cost-of-living crisis: five suggestions for Sunak

The chancellor is under pressure to provide support for squeezed households and businesses
10 May 2022
Boris Johnson’s ‘clear the air’ showdown with MPs
 Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to give a statement at the House of Commons
Why we’re talking about . . .

Boris Johnson’s ‘clear the air’ showdown with MPs

Laughter and banging of tables said to have punctuated private meeting
20 Apr 2022

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Will Britain fall into a recession this summer?
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Today’s big question

Will Britain fall into a recession this summer?

Spiralling cost of living comes after the Russian invasion of Ukraine
20 Apr 2022
‘We need to reassess our toxic relationship with flying’
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Instant Opinion

‘We need to reassess our toxic relationship with flying’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
14 Apr 2022
How to claim the £200 loan to help cover the cost of bills
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Business Briefing

How to claim the £200 loan to help cover the cost of bills

‘Energy levy’ to bring down average increases in household costs
14 Apr 2022
‘Breaking the law is a resigning matter’
Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Instant Opinion

‘Breaking the law is a resigning matter’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
13 Apr 2022
When will the cost-of-living crisis end?
A man walking in an underpass in Leeds
Today’s big question

When will the cost-of-living crisis end?

Outlook ‘makes for grim reading’ following historic rise in inflation
13 Apr 2022
Did Boris Johnson knowingly mislead parliament?
A demonstrator holds up a placard outside Downing Street calling for Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign
Expert’s view

Did Boris Johnson knowingly mislead parliament?

Politics professor considers the conventions written into the Ministerial Code after PM’s police fine
13 Apr 2022
Partygate police fines: will Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak resign?
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Partygate police fines: will Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak resign?

‘Criminality and lies at the heart of government,’ says Labour as PM given fixed penalty notice
12 Apr 2022
‘Tax avoidance violates British notions of fairness’
Rishi Sunak, the chancellor of the exchequer, holding the red budget box
Instant Opinion

‘Tax avoidance violates British notions of fairness’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
12 Apr 2022
Who leaked Akshata Murty’s non-dom status?
Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty
Today’s big question

Who leaked Akshata Murty’s non-dom status?

Sunak’s ‘aggressive’ response to leak has Tory colleagues questioning his political ‘maturity’
11 Apr 2022
Is Rishi Sunak the victim of a ‘political hit job’?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak
Behind the scenes

Is Rishi Sunak the victim of a ‘political hit job’?

Chancellor convinced leaking of wife’s tax status is part of ‘co-ordinated attack’
8 Apr 2022
What is non-domiciled status?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy
Today’s big question

What is non-domiciled status?

Rishi Sunak’s wife accused of saving ‘millions’ through ‘non-dom’ tax scheme
7 Apr 2022
How the media reported UK’s ‘unprecedented’ bill rises
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Talking point

How the media reported UK’s ‘unprecedented’ bill rises

Calls for more action from Rishi Sunak amid ‘worst attack on living standards’ in a generation
1 Apr 2022
Spring Statement: five things Sunak should have announced
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves 11 Downing Street to deliver the Spring Statement in the House of Commons
Behind the scenes

Spring Statement: five things Sunak should have announced

Delaying the NI rise and ending the student loan raid was wishful thinking
31 Mar 2022
UK credit card debt soars: a worrying new trend?
Credit cards
Business Briefing

UK credit card debt soars: a worrying new trend?

People borrowed £1.5bn on credit cards in February, the highest monthly amount since records began
30 Mar 2022
Has Sunak wrecked his hopes of becoming PM?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak
Today’s big question

Has Sunak wrecked his hopes of becoming PM?

The chancellor’s approval ratings have plummeted in the wake of his Spring Statement
28 Mar 2022
Quiz of The Week: 19 - 25 March
Rishi Sunak
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 19 - 25 March

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
25 Mar 2022
Will the Tories deliver on 2024 tax cut pledge?
Rishi Sunak ahead of his spring statement
Today’s big question

Will the Tories deliver on 2024 tax cut pledge?

Analysts say reneging on the ‘highly unusual’ pledge could be ‘electorally disastrous’
24 Mar 2022
Spring Statement: highlights of Rishi Sunak’s ‘mini budget’
Rishi Sunak leaves 11 Downing Street
Getting to grips with . . .

Spring Statement: highlights of Rishi Sunak’s ‘mini budget’

Chancellor lowers fuel duty and lifts the National Insurance threshold
23 Mar 2022
Predictions for Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement
Rishi Sunak
Between the lines

Predictions for Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement

Chancellor may cut fuel duty after pressure from campaigners and senior backbenchers
21 Mar 2022
‘Three decades of progress in Russia have been thrown into reverse in three weeks’
Vladimir Putin
Instant Opinion

‘Three decades of progress in Russia have been thrown into reverse in three weeks’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
21 Mar 2022
Has Rishi Sunak been drawn into ‘Partygate’?
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak
Behind the scenes

Has Rishi Sunak been drawn into ‘Partygate’?

Chancellor questioned by police over accusation he broke lockdown laws
25 Feb 2022
The plan to scrap the UK’s ONS Covid survey
A sample of a Covid test
Why we’re talking about . . .

The plan to scrap the UK’s ONS Covid survey

Experts suggest ‘world’s best surveillance system’ could protect against future pandemics
14 Feb 2022
Rishi Sunak: the prime minister in waiting? 
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak
Profile

Rishi Sunak: the prime minister in waiting? 

Chancellor’s attempts to distance himself from PM and ‘partygate’ row suggest he has ‘eye on the prize’
8 Feb 2022
Quiz of The Week: 29 January - 4 February
Rishi Sunak
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 29 January - 4 February

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
4 Feb 2022
The most bitter political rivalries in history
Tony Blair and Gordon Brown
Between the lines

The most bitter political rivalries in history

The Week looks at some of the most notable feuds between Britain’s parliamentary titans
14 Jan 2022
Rishi Sunak’s ‘insulting’ £6,000 support for Covid-hit hospitality
Rishi Sunak with Boris Johnson outside in Downing Street
Why we’re talking about . . .

Rishi Sunak’s ‘insulting’ £6,000 support for Covid-hit hospitality

Chancellor’s £1bn aid package ‘a dud cracker’, business leaders claim
22 Dec 2021
Quiz of The Week: 20 - 26 November
Boris Johnson leaves No. 10 to attend Prime Minister’s Questions
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 20 - 26 November

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
26 Nov 2021
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