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Budget 2020: our predictions for an unpredictable round of changes

This close to a Budget, we normally have a neat list of some of the spending changes we could expect

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My advice for Rishi Sunak: superforecasters won’t make your Budget better

Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is presenting his first Budget on March 11. To do so, he’ll need

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A Counter-Revolution Is Brewing in the UK and Europe

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Behind the headlines about Brexit, a counter-revolution has quietly occurred in Britain in recent years. Its reverberations

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Boris Johnson accused of betrayal after downgrading ‘northern powerhouse’ job just months after election win

The job of “northern powerhouse” minister has been downgraded – and responsibility handed to a home counties MP – triggering

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Boris Johnson’s Power Grab Risks Upsetting Balance That Saw U.K. Thrive

(Bloomberg) -- There are few relationships in the U.K. government more important -- or potentially more toxic -- than the

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Factbox: Carney's time at the Bank of England, from Brexit to climate change

LONDON (Reuters) - Mark Carney, who stands down as Bank of England governor in March, has battled against challenges from

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Rishi Sunak: rapid rise of UK's new finance minister

Rishi Sunak, a 39-year-old high-flying business investor who only entered politics five years ago, has enjoyed a rapid rise to

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Cabinet reshuffle: Rishi Sunak appointed Chancellor after Sajid Javid dramatically quits

Rishi Sunak has been appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer after the dramatic resignation of Sajid Javid. The ex-chief secretary was

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Sajid Javid: Chancellor quits Boris Johnson’s cabinet and is replaced with Rishi Sunak in reshuffle

Chancellor Sajid Javid has sensationally walked out of Boris Johnson’s cabinet in protest at a Dominic Cummings-driven power grab to

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Boris Johnson gives clearest indication he will support HS2, saying government is in a hole but must ‘keep digging’

Boris Johnson has provided the clearest indication yet he could give the green light to HS2, telling a 10-year-old aspiring

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