Not since Lawson in his pomp has there been a Tory Chancellor who communicates such ebullient intellectual confidence, and such scorn for his critics.
The Shadow Chancellor says the Government’s Northern Ireland Protocol bill ‘looks like it will break international law’.
The Chancellor has been dealt a bad hand, but has played it as well as he could have hoped in yesterday’s statement.
The Shadow Chancellor claims that the Labour Party is winning the battle of ideas.
“Cutting taxes is not easy,” the Chancellor said with a sigh. It is, however, easier than putting them up.
The Shadow Chancellor says that Labour wants a windfall tax on the North Sea oil and gas companies.
Reeves, the Shadow Chancellor, sat nodding and smiling beside her Leader, while perhaps contemplating how she could have given the PM a harder time.
He is still viable with the public if he is constantly compared to Starmer as the alternative.
The Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer blames the Government’s ‘failure to regulate properly’, among other things, for rising prices.
The Chancellor’s team reportedly wants to cut it from 20 per cent to 19 per cent in 2023. Here’s why that wouldn’t be a good idea.
To appreciate the full wonder of this Budget it is necessary, as the Chancellor said, to be an optimist.
Reeves says they also won’t let the Government off the hook for ‘Plan A’, which also needs to be working.
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Here, in a nutshell, is why Labour is struggling to make progress. Its obsession with identity politics puts it at odds with the majority of British people.
The Shadow Chancellor disagrees with the claim that the Labour leader has a deadline of September to improve his performance.