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The government’s green strategies in a nutshell
Rishi Sunak
Getting to grips with . . .

The government’s green strategies in a nutshell

Net zero plans for finance and homes are announced as the Treasury tots up the price tag
19 Oct 2021
How much will it cost the UK to get to net zero?
Boris Johnson sits in front of projected earth
In Depth

How much will it cost the UK to get to net zero?

Details still needed on who will bear cost of upfront investment
19 Aug 2021
Will the Universal Credit uplift be made permanent?
Iain Duncan Smith
Today’s big question

Will the Universal Credit uplift be made permanent?

Chancellor under growing pressure to continue £20-a-week hike beyond scheduled October cut-off
6 Jul 2021
What is capital gains tax and why is it being reviewed?
Rishi Sunak
In Brief

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
Government to spend £10bn on botched test-and-trace system
Coronavirus testing site
In Brief

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
How long can Britain afford the furloughing scheme?
Rishi Sunak
In Depth

How long can Britain afford the furloughing scheme?

Analysts say total cost of coronavirus job retention programme may hit £100bn by autumn
13 May 2020
Where does bailout money come from and who will pay for it?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak
In Brief

Where does bailout money come from and who will pay for it?

Government’s multi-billion pound stimulus package could usher in another decade of austerity
27 Mar 2020

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Who is Rishi Sunak and what sort of chancellor will he be?
Rishi Sunak
In Depth

Who is Rishi Sunak and what sort of chancellor will he be?

Sunak is a Conservative rising star, but No. 10 has neutered his high-profile new office
14 Feb 2020
Labour plans to move Treasury north
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In Brief

Labour plans to move Treasury north

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell wants to create new £250bn devolved unit responsible for national infrastructure
8 Jul 2019
UK economy ‘heading for worst year since financial crisis’
The City of London
In Brief

UK economy ‘heading for worst year since financial crisis’

Economists downgrade GDP growth forecasts due to Brexit uncertainty and sluggish consumer purchasing power
15 Oct 2018
No-deal Brexit ‘could be as bad as 2008 financial crash’
Mark Carney
In Depth

No-deal Brexit ‘could be as bad as 2008 financial crash’

Bank of England governor warns Cabinet of high unemployment and 35% drop in house prices
14 Sep 2018
Mark Carney in talks to extend Bank of England tenure
Mark Carney
In Brief

Mark Carney in talks to extend Bank of England tenure

Treasury concerned post-Brexit transition could lead to uncertainty and destabilise markets
4 Sep 2018
Lib Dems claim Tories trying to 'con' public over cuts
Danny Alexander Liberal Democrat MP
In Brief

Lib Dems claim Tories trying to 'con' public over cuts

Danny Alexander leaks what he claims are 'secret' Conservative plans for £8bn of welfare cuts
30 Apr 2015
ROYAL PROFIT: Should HRH share it around?
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In Depth

ROYAL PROFIT: Should HRH share it around?

Booming London property hands sovereign a windfall, but critics say 'loyal subjects' should get it
27 Jun 2013
Will new Bank of England chief Carney devalue pound?
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In Brief

Will new Bank of England chief Carney devalue pound?

World's biggest bond fund suggests Canadian may have no choice to help UK recover from recession
30 May 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 13 Apr 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 13 Apr 2012

13 Apr 2012
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