If Theresa May kicks out Hammond, who could replace him?
Philip Hammond sparked a further rift with Conservative colleagues on Wednesday by telling the Treasury select committee that Britain would meet financial obligations to the European Union even if it failed to secure a free trade deal, forcing a clarification from Number 10.
Philip Hammond’s recent budget – are you old enough to remember it? – was completely overshadowed by the gloomy analysis of our economy, present and future, presented by the Office for Budget Responsibility on the same day.
Hammond’s budget shows that the Tories are clearly frightened by the surge in support for Labour amongst young people.
Vince Cable has accused the chancellor of being “irresponsible” over his decision to sell off two-thirds of its remaining stake in bailed-out lender RBS at a significant loss.
There's a wonderful clip doing the rounds of Australian MP Bob Katter answering a question on the country’s new equal marriage law.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has unveiled the Autumn Budget, saying the UK must "seize the opportunities" for Britain and promised to invest "to secure a bright future".
Finance Minister Philip Hammond vowed Wednesday to set aside £3 billion ($3.9 billion) for Brexit contingency planning.
Theresa May will come under pressure from Brexit supporters in the cabinet to spell out what she hopes the UK will gain from paying the EU a higher divorce bill of about £40bn, as her most senior ministers meet to discuss an improved offer.
Theresa May’s cabinet has attempted to paper over its divisions on Brexit as Philip Hammond urged both sides of the Conservative party to seek a “middle way”.
Boris Johnson has been accused by senior Conservative colleagues of playing into the hands of political opponents during a tetchy cabinet session that also brought a rebuke from Theresa May.
European leaders’ lack of enthusiasm for the future trade relationship between Britain and the European Union has been described as “backward-looking” and marked by “paranoia” by the UK chancellor, Philip Hammond.