Warning of backlash
Chancellor Philip Hammond is considering a drastic lowering of the VAT threshold for small firms, according to government sources.
Finance chief blames Tories for cuts
Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay will today call on the Chancellor in Westminster to “do the right thing” for public services..
Chancellor warns Scottish government
Chancellor Philip Hammond has cautioned the SNP against raising taxes at a delicate time for the economy…
Chancellor fears fragmentation
Chancellor Philip Hammond wants Brexit measures that allow the UK to retain its place as the leading global financial centre…
Business welcomes Hammond's comments
Chancellor Philip Hammond eased tensions over Brexit in a statement ..
Chancellor addresses CBI
Chancellor Philip Hammond tonight said he wanted a Brexit deal that would provide for free trade and allow British businesses and public services to hire the migrant labour they needed…
Softer approach to talks
Tory ministers are poised to take a more conciliatory approach as they prepare for talks with EU officials on Britain’s withdrawal from the trading bloc…
As key advisers quit...
Theresa May’s grip on power hung by a thread this weekend as contrary statements emerged over the “deal” with the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland…
'We need flexibility', says Hammond
The chancellor has hinted that the Conservatives may drop their pledge not to ..
Chancellor accepts 'real world'
Chancellor Philip Hammond has conceded that the government is prepared to sell its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) at a loss.