Jeremy Hunt DENIES briefing that UK wants ‘Swiss-style’ ties with the EU

Jeremy Hunt today denied briefing that the UK wants ‘Swiss-style’ ties with the EU after a furious backlash from Tory MPs. The Chancellor insisted he had not ‘set hares running’ and did not support ‘compromising’ on free movement, accepting Brussels rules or paying into the bloc’s coffers. However, he seemed to acknowledge that he might … Read more

Jeremy Hunt wore TWO watches as he delivered the Autumn Statement – with one costing £4,450

Jeremy Hunt wore TWO watches as he delivered the Autumn Statement — with one costing £4,450 and the other flashing diary reminders Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered a doom-laden Budget on Thursday afternoon  But Mr Hunt appeared to have an IWC Schauffhausen strapped to his left arm  He was thought to be wearing luxury Swiss brand’s … Read more

Tourist hotspots across England are preparing to double council tax for second home owners

Tourist hotspots across England are preparing to double the council tax for second home owners – on top of the five per cent rise for everyone introduced in Jeremy Hunt‘s autumn budget.  Councils in Devon, Cornwall, Norfolk, the Lake District and Yorkshire are among those planning to increase council tax for those who are not … Read more

Average energy bills to rise to £3,000 a year from April – Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Budget 2022 unveils

Average energy bills will rise to £3,000 a YEAR from April but Jeremy Hunt confirms poorest will receive extra support with eight million households to get £900 payments Average energy bills will rise to £3,000 a year in April under altered plans Chancellor confirms changes to ‘Energy Price Guarantee’ from next year Millions of households now … Read more

Autumn Budget 2022: ‘We’re all doomed!’ Social media users react to Jeremy Hunt’s autumn statement

‘We’re all doomed!’ Social media users react to Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement with deluge of memes as he unveils tax hikes and spending cuts that hits middle-earners the hardest Social media exploded with memes following Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Budget One borrowed famous ‘We’re Doomed’ catchphrase from sitcom Dad’s Army Another likened the announcement to apocalypse scene … Read more

MORE Government cuts! Christmas tree from Northumberland forest is felled and taken to Parliament

MORE Government cuts! Christmas tree from Northumberland forest is felled before it is shipped to the Houses of Parliament for the festive season Christmas tree for Parliament is cut down on the same day as Autumn Statement The tree was felled at Kielder Forest, Northumberland for the Christmas period MPs have this week come back … Read more

AUTUMN BUDGET 2022 RECAP: Jeremy Hunt defends brutal Autumn Statement

AUTUMN BUDGET 2022 RECAP: How Jeremy Hunt defended his brutal Autumn Statement by claiming £25billion in tax rises shows he is facing up to difficult decisions after Nigel Farage accused Chancellor of ‘declaring war on small business’ Recap on MailOnline’s main coverage of the 2022 autumn statement HERE  By Jack Wright For Mailonline Published: 08:31 … Read more

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is set to clobber the country’s top earners by cutting 45p tax threshold

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is set to clobber the country’s top earners by cutting 45p tax threshold, with the top rate now set to kick in at £125,000 Those earning upwards of £125,000 set to fall into the 45p tax rate in new plans The tax-raising measure is one of many to fill £50million finances black … Read more

Almost TWO THIRDS of Britons say they are rationing heating at home because of cost of living fears

Almost TWO THIRDS of Britons say they are rationing heating at home because of cost of living fears with more than half worried about how they will keep their homes warm this winter ONS also found that two thirds of Brits have cut down on non-essential spending More than four-in-10 have cut down on their … Read more

Jeremy Hunt warns the UK must ‘pay our way’ as he prepares to unveil austerity

Jeremy Hunt warned the UK must ‘pay our way’ today as he prepares to unveil ‘eye-watering’ austerity measures next week. The Chancellor said he will present a ‘plan which protects the most vulnerable’ in his Autumn Statement. But amid signs that public spending will increase by just 1 per cent from 2025 rather than 3.7 … Read more

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt begins his cuts… by using a £110-a-trim hairdresser

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt begins his cuts… by using a £110-a-trim hairdresser whose celebrity clientele has included Brad Pitt, Naomi Campbell and Annie Lennox Jeremy Hunt gets his hair cut in London’s Belgravia by hairdresser Gladys Lopez Ms Lopez has cut Brad Pitt, Diana Ross and Annie Lennox’s hair, to name a few  Mr Hunt used the … Read more

Downing Street declines to rule out bigger windfall tax on energy companies as Shell rakes in £8.2bn

‘Nothing is off the table’: Downing Street declines to rule out bigger windfall tax on energy companies as oil giant Shell reveals £8.2bn profit Shell revealed it had raked in £8.2 billion without paying a penny under scheme No 10 said ‘nothing is off the table’ ahead of next month’s November 17 budget  Sources said … Read more

Tory ex-minister Michael Gove trolls Liz Truss with tweet about ‘strong leadership’ 

Tory ex-minister Michael Gove trolls Liz Truss with tweet about ‘strong leadership… funding pressures and support for the vulnerable’ shortly after PM delivers tax cut U-turn and explains why she sacked Kwasi Kwarteng Ex-minister posted picture from a visit to school in his Surrey constituency today Gove praised teachers for ‘providing strong leadership for the … Read more