British finance minister Rishi Sunak stood accused on Friday of breaking ministerial rules by exploring state help for now-bankrupt finance company Greensill at the request of former prime minister David Cameron, prior to its collapse.
British firms called on Tuesday for another 7.6 billion pounds ($10.3 billion) of emergency government help, saying they cannot wait until Chancellor of the Exchequer (Finance Minister) Rishi Sunak’s March budget to learn if they will get more pandemic support.
Delivering a mini-budget to parliament, finance minister Rishi Sunak's announced measures including bonuses to companies retaining staff and taking on apprentices, investment in 'green' jobs and even allowing the whole country to enjoy discounted meals in restaurants.
Sometimes the only way to test an argument is to write the opposite, as Boris Johnson once did. My prejudice is that Rishi Sunak is better qualified to be prime minister than his rival, so let me try to make the case for Liz Truss. She has good political instincts. This is important in a democracy because you need to take people
The latest televised debate between the two Conservative contenders vying to be Britain's next prime minister was abruptly halted on Tuesday evening after the moderator fainted on stage.
Liz Truss entered the British Conservative Party leadership contest with a solid lead of 24 points over challenger Rishi Sunak although policy differences between the two are not dramatic.
The multi-millionaire ex-Chancellor and his wife Akshata Murty were last year granted planning permission to build a swimming pool, gym and an adjoining tennis court on farmland at the manor house.
It’s been a funny week in Birmingham. It started with the climax of the Commonwealth Games. The sun shone and royals, dignitaries, athletes and volunteers
“Chancellor, chancellor, are you really sure you want to do nothing?” For the sake of UK plc, you would rather hope there’s a flunky, a Spad (special advisor),
One of Jeremy Hunt’s supporters claimed that Oliver Dowden had resigned from the cabinet to run Rishi Sunak’s leadership campaign, after the Conservative chair quit early on Friday morning after two by-election losses. There may be other reasons for Dowden’s resignation. He never wanted a