Rishi Sunak

How Johnson’s post-Covid spending plans are costing him Tory allies
Boris Johnson on a visit to Kirklees College Springfield Sixth Form Centre, Dewsbury
Behind the scenes

How Johnson’s post-Covid spending plans are costing him Tory allies

Ministers urging PM to consult them on key decisions as ‘difficult autumn nears’
21 Jun 2021
EU ‘within reach’ of breakthrough in global battle against tax abuse
Rishi Sunak chairs meeting of the G7 finance ministers at Lancaster House
Behind the scenes

EU ‘within reach’ of breakthrough in global battle against tax abuse

European heavyweights aiming to agree ‘international tax system fit for the 21st century’ at G7 meeting in London today
4 Jun 2021
Who’s who in the Greensill scandal
David Cameron
Getting to grips with . . .

Who’s who in the Greensill scandal

Labour pushes for full parliamentary inquiry into lobbying
14 Apr 2021
‘Johnson is an uneasy advocate for his government’s new approach’
Boris Johnson at the daily press briefing
Instant Opinion

‘Johnson is an uneasy advocate for his government’s new approach’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
12 Mar 2021
‘Rave reviews for Rishi Sunak’s budget may age quickly’
Rishi Sunak presents a post-budget press briefing.
Instant Opinion

‘Rave reviews for Rishi Sunak’s budget may age quickly’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
5 Mar 2021
Quiz of The Week: 27 February - 5 March
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during a visit to Northern Ireland in 2019
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 27 February - 5 March

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
5 Mar 2021
Tories praise Sunak’s ‘balancing act’ as tax rebellion fizzles
Rishi Sunak presents a post-budget press briefing.
The latest on . . .

Tories praise Sunak’s ‘balancing act’ as tax rebellion fizzles

The chancellor is first to increase corporation tax since 1974
4 Mar 2021

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In numbers: Rishi Sunak’s spring budget
Chancellor Rishi Sunak poses with the Budget Box outside 11 Downing Street
In Brief

In numbers: Rishi Sunak’s spring budget

The key figures in the spending plan outlined by the chancellor today
3 Mar 2021
‘Chancellors are not just accountants - they have the power to reshape the country’
Chancellor Rishi Sunak visits the Imperial Clinic Research Facility
Instant Opinion

‘Chancellors are not just accountants - they have the power to reshape the country’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
2 Mar 2021
Spring budget: predictions and major talking points
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak poses with the Budget Box outside 11 Downing Street
Why we’re talking about . . .

Spring budget: predictions and major talking points

What will Rishi Sunak include in his budget speech on Wednesday?
1 Mar 2021
One year of Rishi Sunak: is the chancellor’s star still rising?
Rishi Sunak leaves 11 Downing Street
Behind the scenes

One year of Rishi Sunak: is the chancellor’s star still rising?

Boris Johnson’s Downing Street neighbour has long been tipped to become the next PM
12 Feb 2021
‘Rishi Sunak is a lone voice for fiscal sanity in a Tory party full of spendthrifts’
Rishi Sunak leaves 11 Downing Street
Instant Opinion

‘Rishi Sunak is a lone voice for fiscal sanity in a Tory party full of spendthrifts’

28 Jan 2021
Quiz of The Week: 21 - 27 November
Boris Johnson washes immunological assays during a visit to the Jenner Institute.
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 21 - 27 November

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
27 Nov 2020
Is the UK’s Covid plan out of date amid vaccines successes?
Rishi Sunak delivers a speech to the Conservative Party conference.
In Depth

Is the UK’s Covid plan out of date amid vaccines successes?

Spending watchdog admits Sunak based cut-heavy spending review on forecasts formulated before trial results were in
26 Nov 2020
Experts give their verdict on Rishi Sunak’s spending review
Rishi Sunak carries a copy of his Spending Review 2020 as he leaves 11 Downing Street.
In Depth

Experts give their verdict on Rishi Sunak’s spending review

Freezing public sector pay increases and cut to foreign aid dominate headlines
26 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Britain ‘needs a strong chancellor’
Rishi Sunak
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Britain ‘needs a strong chancellor’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 23 November
23 Nov 2020
Rishi Sunak offers funding olive branch to North’s Tory MPs
Rishi Sunak
In Brief

Rishi Sunak offers funding olive branch to North’s Tory MPs

Chancellor pledge post-pandemic infrastructure investment following demands from angry backbenchers
10 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘is America becoming a failed state?’
Capitol hill
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘is America becoming a failed state?’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 6 November
6 Nov 2020
Why everybody’s talking about the cabinet’s lockdown split
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak leave Downing Street to attend a meeting of the cabinet.
In Depth

Why everybody’s talking about the cabinet’s lockdown split

Boris Johnson planning for restrictions as Rishi Sunak leads calls to protect the economy
15 Oct 2020
Allegra Stratton: a look at No. 10’s new TV briefings lead
Allegra Stratton appearing at the Policy Exchange think tank
In Brief

Allegra Stratton: a look at No. 10’s new TV briefings lead

Former BBC journalist to front US-style daily updates at Downing Street
9 Oct 2020
Cabinet split: the lockdown hawks and doves
Boris Johnson chairs a socially distanced meeting of the cabinet.
In Depth

Cabinet split: the lockdown hawks and doves

Ministers divided over Covid response as cases continue to increase
7 Oct 2020
Five things we learned from the Conservative conference
Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to deliver his address to the virtual Conservative Party conference.
In Depth

Five things we learned from the Conservative conference

Boris Johnson plans for bright future as Rishi Sunak hints at looming austerity
6 Oct 2020
Rebel Tories plotting with Labour to end 10pm curfew
10pm curfew
In Brief

Rebel Tories plotting with Labour to end 10pm curfew

Dozens of Conservative MPs expected to vote against ‘absurd’ early closing times for pubs and restaurants
6 Oct 2020
Are Tory constituencies being exempted from local lockdowns?
Blackburn
In Depth

Are Tory constituencies being exempted from local lockdowns?

Leaked emails from health expert call on Downing Street to explain harsher rules for deprived areas
5 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Remainers fighting ‘long-lost war’
Brexit
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Remainers fighting ‘long-lost war’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 1 October
1 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Vaccine chaos is looming’
Coronavirus
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Vaccine chaos is looming’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 29 September
29 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Romney made ‘wrong call’ on Supreme Court
Romney
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Romney made ‘wrong call’ on Supreme Court

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 25 September
25 Sep 2020
Why everybody’s talking about a second national lockdown
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In Depth

Why everybody’s talking about a second national lockdown

Foreign secretary warns that stronger restrictions are still in government’s ‘arsenal’
23 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: dirty money ‘destroys dreams and lives’
Banking
In Depth

Instant Opinion: dirty money ‘destroys dreams and lives’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 21 September
21 Sep 2020
How other countries are extending or ending furlough
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In Brief

How other countries are extending or ending furlough

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is under pressure to follow lead of nations such as Germany to support workers
16 Sep 2020
Is Sunak the target of ‘malign forces’ in the Tory party?
Rishi Sunak
In Depth

Is Sunak the target of ‘malign forces’ in the Tory party?

The popular chancellor is tipped as a future leader but may need to learn the art of political survival in meantime
3 Sep 2020
Tory MPs warn Rishi Sunak against ‘historic tax grab’
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In Depth

Tory MPs warn Rishi Sunak against ‘historic tax grab’

Conservative MPs claim planned hikes will ‘strangle’ economy as debt rockets
1 Sep 2020
Rishi’s dishes: should Eat Out to Help Out be extended?
Eat Out to Help Out
In Depth

Rishi’s dishes: should Eat Out to Help Out be extended?

Restaurant and pub diners have tucked into 64 million discounted meals in three weeks
26 Aug 2020
Ending UK furlough scheme ‘may cost 1.2m jobs’
Rishi Sunak
In Brief

Ending UK furlough scheme ‘may cost 1.2m jobs’

Experts say keeping wage subsidy programme ‘might have paid for itself’ by preventing redundancies
29 Jul 2020