PM and Sunak ‘at loggerheads over three-year funding package for the military’

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak ‘are at loggerheads over three-year funding package for the military’ as coronavirus crisis hammers government finances By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 15:33 GMT, 25 October 2020 | Updated: 15:33 GMT, 25 October 2020 Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak are wrestling over whether to hand the Ministry of … Read more PM and Sunak ‘at loggerheads over three-year funding package for the military’

Rishi Sunak ‘is acting like he’s already Prime Minister’

‘We are working on the basis that we need to be ready for power within a year.’ The words – spoken by a close ally of Rishi Sunak earlier this month – are likely to add to the unease in No 10 over the growing muscle-flexing by the Treasury as Boris Johnson battles the gravest … Read more Rishi Sunak ‘is acting like he’s already Prime Minister’

George Osborne and Nicky Morgan rule themselves out of BBC chairman race

George Osborne and Nicky Morgan rule themselves out of BBC chairman race after Rishi Sunak’s old Goldman Sachs boss was tipped for role Richard Sharp is said to be Government’s choice to replace Sir David Clementi Former culture secretary and former chancellor have both decided not to apply It comes after Boris Johnson’s first choice … Read more George Osborne and Nicky Morgan rule themselves out of BBC chairman race

Rishi Sunak’s old boss at Goldman Sachs ‘is in the running’ to become £160,000-a-year BBC chairman

Rishi Sunak’s old boss at Goldman Sachs ‘is in the running’ to become £160,000-a-year BBC chairman Richard Sharp believed to be applying for the prestigious role at the corporation The multi-millionaire Tory donor worked with the Chancellor at banking giant It comes as George Osborne has pulled out of the race for the high-profile role  … Read more Rishi Sunak’s old boss at Goldman Sachs ‘is in the running’ to become £160,000-a-year BBC chairman

Treasury hints at bailout for struggling firms in Tier Two areas

Is Rishi about to announce a Tier Two bailout? Treasury insists ‘evolving and comprehensive’ support for business amid backlash from pubs and restaurants as Chancellor is ‘acutely aware of financial costs’ on those firms Chancellor Rishi Sunak under pressure to bring forward more help for business Extra help has been pledged for companies in Tier … Read more Treasury hints at bailout for struggling firms in Tier Two areas

He has defied the gloomsters. Now Boris Johnson must hold his nerve, writes SIMON WALTERS 

He has defied the gloomsters. Now Boris Johnson must hold his nerve, writes SIMON WALTERS By Simon Walters for the Daily Mail Published: 22:11 BST, 13 October 2020 | Updated: 22:11 BST, 13 October 2020 The image spoke volumes. At Monday’s dramatic press conference, Boris Johnson was flanked by two of the most influential men … Read more He has defied the gloomsters. Now Boris Johnson must hold his nerve, writes SIMON WALTERS 

UK economy grew by just 2.1 per cent in August

Has the V-shaped recovery stalled? UK economy grew by just 2.1 per cent in August as pace of bounce back slowed despite Rishi Sunak’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme  By Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 07:24 BST, 9 October 2020 | Updated: 07:24 BST, 9 October 2020 The UK economy grew … Read more UK economy grew by just 2.1 per cent in August

No10 ‘appoints Allegra Stratton to host daily TV press briefings’

Front-woman or fall guy? Ex-TV presenter Allegra Stratton will front No10’s new White House-style press conferences Downing Street said to have appointed Allegra Stratton as its new TV spokesman Ex-journalist Ms Stratton will host White House-style daily TV press briefings  Ms Stratton joined the Government in April this year to work for Rishi Sunak  By Jack … Read more No10 ‘appoints Allegra Stratton to host daily TV press briefings’

Craig Revel-Horwood rages at Rishi Sunak’s ‘ludicrous’ remarks that people ishould retrain

Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel-Horwood has slammed Chancellor Rishi Sunak‘s suggestion that those working in the arts and entertainment should retrain. Speaking on FUBAR Radio, Craig, 55, hit back at what he called the ‘ludicrous’ remarks made on Tuesday by Sunak, who said people should be prepared to retrain to work in other jobs … Read more Craig Revel-Horwood rages at Rishi Sunak’s ‘ludicrous’ remarks that people ishould retrain

Eat Out To Hep Out October: Michelin-starred Aquavit, Franco Manca and The Real Greek extending deal

Aquavit  Michelin-starred Aquavit London is offering £5 off the set lunch menu, making just £24 for two courses and £27 for three courses.  Zuaya Monday – Wednesday, each person will receive 50 per cent off, up to £10 per person. Kahani Fine dining Indian Restaurant Kahani are continuing to offer 50 per cent off up … Read more Eat Out To Hep Out October: Michelin-starred Aquavit, Franco Manca and The Real Greek extending deal

Luvvies blast Rishi Sunak for suggesting they retrain for different career

‘We’ve already trained long and hard, thank you’: Luvvies rail against Rishi Sunak for suggesting people retrain for different career if they lose jobs due to Covid Former Bake Off host Sue Perkins and writer Ian Rankin hit out over remarks They joined musicians including Liam Gallagher and Blur’s Dave Rowntree Their reactions were triggered … Read more Luvvies blast Rishi Sunak for suggesting they retrain for different career