Three-fifths of Brits ‘unable to do routine shopping over the past week’

Three-fifths of Britons say they have been unable to do routine shopping over the past week. Some 41 per cent reported failing to secure normal products in a poll for MailOnline, underlining the supply chain chaos wracking the country. Fuel was the most common problem, with 42 per cent saying they could not purchase any … Read more

Rishi Sunak is seeking tips from Boris Johnson’s political consultant Sir Lynton Crosby

Rishi Sunak is seeking tips from Boris Johnson’s election-winning ‘Wizard of Oz’ political consultant Sir Lynton Crosby ahead of battles over the Prime Minister’s spending plan Australian-born Sir Lynton was seen going into Downing Street on Wednesday This triggered speculation that PM was consulting him about a summer shake-up But once inside Downing Street, Sir … Read more

Rishi Sunak plans to replace our cash with official digital currency

The Britcoin revolution! Rishi Sunak plans to replace our cash with official digital currency in ‘biggest upheaval in the monetary system for centuries’ Bank of England would establish a direct digital equivalent to physical money Supporters say the move will give the economy a boost during a financial crisis  Could slash cost and time it … Read more

Rishi Sunak is urged to extend the furlough scheme for the travel sector in letter signed by 77 MPs

Rishi Sunak is urged to extend the furlough scheme for the travel sector in letter signed by 77 MPs and peers who warn industry is facing a ‘cliff edge’ and jobs bloodbath in the autumn 77 MPs and peers warned industry is facing a ‘cliff edge’ at end of September   They said case for extending … Read more

Rishi Sunak ‘will issue £15billion in new green savings bonds’

Rishi Sunak ‘will issue £15billion in new green savings bonds’ to help pay for solar and wind energy revolution as the Government tries to hit its target of net-zero emissions by 2050 Rishi Sunak will announce green savings bonds plan in speech later this week Some £15billion of bonds to be issued to allow people … Read more

UK jobs market bounces back as number of payrolled workers spikes

The number of UK workers on payrolls increased by almost 200,000 between April and May this year as the jobs market continued to bounce back from the coronavirus crisis.  There were 197,000 workers added to payrolls last month, with Chancellor Rishi Sunak seizing on the figures as proof that his ‘Plan for Jobs’ ‘is working’.  … Read more

David Cameron will be grilled by MPs next week over the Greensill lobbying row

David Cameron will be grilled by MPs next week over the Greensill lobbying row Finance boss Lex Greensill to appear before the Treasury committee on Tuesday Paid advisor David Cameron urged Rishi Sunak to lend millions to Greensill firm Company subsequently filed for insolvency, threatening thousands of UK jobs  By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:00 … Read more

Rishi Sunak redecorated his Downing Street flat ‘entirely at his own expense’, Treasury reveals

Rishi Sunak redecorated his grace-and-favour Downing Street flat ‘entirely at his own expense’, Treasury reveals Rishi Sunak redecorated his Downing St flat last year ‘entirely’ at own expense The Chancellor, his wife Akshata and two daughters live in the flat above No.10 Comes as storm continues to rage over Boris Johnson’s costly refurbishment  By By … Read more