May’s Budget war with Hammond amid fears Chancellor’s financial statement will fall flat

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Theresa May’s relationship with Philip Hammond is close to breaking point after Downing Street took control of a last-minute Budget briefing amid fears Wednesday’s financial statement will fall flat. Number 10 ordered the Treasury to rush out an announcement on schools after … Continue reading

Theresa May allies accuse Boris Johnson and Michael Gove of ‘sordid’ attempt to oust Philip Hammond

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Theresa May’s allies have accused Boris Johnson and Michael Gove of a “sordid” attempt to oust Philip Hammond in a secret memo to the Prime Minister. Mr Johnson and Mr Gove have accused the Chancellor of letting the EU hold … Continue reading

Five cabinet ministers’ constituencies ‘least hit by council budget cuts’

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Five cabinet ministers’ constituencies ‘least hit by council budget cuts’ Theresa May, Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt among ministers whose areas escape brunt of austerity measures, analysis finds The three councils that have suffered the least from cuts in George … Continue reading