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Quiz of The Week: 21 - 27 November
Boris Johnson washes immunological assays during a visit to the Jenner Institute.
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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Is the UK’s Covid plan out of date amid vaccines successes?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.
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Is the UK’s Covid plan out of date amid vaccines successes?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.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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

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Allegra Stratton: a look at No. 10’s new TV briefings lead
Allegra Stratton appearing at the Policy Exchange think tank
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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
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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
Up to £10bn of Sunak’s £30bn Covid package was ‘old money’
Rishi Sunak
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Up to £10bn of Sunak’s £30bn Covid package was ‘old money’

IFS says chancellor’s spin on recycled cash is ‘corrosive to public trust’
17 Jul 2020
What is capital gains tax and why is it being reviewed?
Rishi Sunak
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What is capital gains tax and why is it being reviewed?

Tory MPs expected to resist efforts to raise taxes to pay off coronavirus debt
15 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘what does life look like’ in 2022?
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Instant Opinion: ‘what does life look like’ in 2022?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 10 July
10 Jul 2020
Government to spend £10bn on botched test-and-trace system
Coronavirus testing site
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Government to spend £10bn on botched test-and-trace system

Calls for public inquiry mounting as Treasury also reveals £15bn bill for PPE
9 Jul 2020
Will Sunak’s £30bn package stave off summer of discontent?
Rishi Sunak
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Will Sunak’s £30bn package stave off summer of discontent?

Chancellor slashes stamp duty and VAT as total bill for coronavirus relief soars above annual health spend
9 Jul 2020
Sunak to spend £2bn to help young beat Covid jobs crisis
Rishi Sunak
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Sunak to spend £2bn to help young beat Covid jobs crisis

Chancellor also expected to announce stamp duty ‘holiday’ and VAT cut in bid to boost post-lockdown economy
8 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘powerless, rudderless and adrift’ England
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: ‘powerless, rudderless and adrift’ England

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 6 July
6 Jul 2020
Reaction: Johnson unveils £1.6bn bailout for art sector
West End
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Reaction: Johnson unveils £1.6bn bailout for art sector

Industry applauds rescue package - but critics say the funding may come too late for many institutions
6 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Tories won’t ‘take the knee’ for BLM
Dominic Raab outside 10 Downing Street
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Instant Opinion: Tories won’t ‘take the knee’ for BLM

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 19 June
19 Jun 2020
Pubs set for June reopening in bid to ‘save the summer’
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Pubs set for June reopening in bid to ‘save the summer’

Chancellor Rishi Sunak leading push by MPs for imminent hospitality industry relaunch
8 Jun 2020
‘Project Birch’: behind the government’s bailout plan
Rishi Sunak
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‘Project Birch’: behind the government’s bailout plan

Government lining up ambitious European-style investment plan to bailout businesses and project jobs
26 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Cummings ‘makes the public feel like fools’
Dominic Cummings
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Instant Opinion: Cummings ‘makes the public feel like fools’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 26 May
26 May 2020
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