Monday, November 20, 2017

Politics

Politics

Hammond's Budget to focus on housing and tech

Billions of pounds for housing and high-tech industry are expected to be at the centre of Chancellor Philip Hammond's "positive and upbeat" Budget this Wednesday. ...

Ex-Scottish Labour leader set to go into celeb jungle

A former Scottish Labour leader shouldn't face party suspension for taking part in a reality TV show, Jeremy Corbyn has said. ...

Richard Leonard voted in as Scottish Labour leader

Richard Leonard has been voted as the new leader of Scottish Labour as Kezia Dugdale enters the I'm A Celebrity jungle. ...

Takeaways may be taxed to cut plastic waste

The Government will use next week's Budget to launch a consultation into whether taxes could be used to limit our use of plastic packaging. ...

Varadkar throws a spanner in Brexit works

Friday was supposed to be about money, money, money. And not just because the Prime Minister, Theresa May, has come to Sweden, the birthplace of ABBA. ...

Irish PM: Britain asking for too much on Brexit

Ireland's Prime Minister has told Sky News that Britain is asking for too much in its divorce talks with the European Union. ...

Govt warned of 'difficulties' over Brexit date

Plans to enshrine the exact date and time of Brexit could harm the UK's negotiating strategy, a cross-party group of senior MPs has said. ...

Goldman boss tweets support for new Brexit vote

The boss of US investment bank Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, has used his latest Twitter post on Brexit to suggest a second referendum is held. ...

Davis: UK hints at increase in £20bn Brexit offer

David Davis has hinted that Britain may raise its cash offer to the EU beyond £20bn in the next few weeks in order to break the deadlock in Brexit negotiations. ...

NHS 'faces worse winter over beds failure'

The NHS faces an even greater challenge this winter because hospitals have failed to free up enough beds to cope with increased demand, the health service regulator has warned. ...

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