Rishi Sunak under pressure from Cabinet to cut tax

Jacob Rees-Mogg, the minister for Brexit opportunities and government efficiency, broadly expressed support for the comments, and also pushed the idea of ​​unilateral tariff reductions. “Jacob is a big supporter of unilateral action of tariffs,” a government source told the FinancialTimes. Another confirmed that Mr Johnson was sympathetic to the move, adding: “The Department for … Read more

Rishi Sunak might be saved by the paucity of possible replacements

Even so, the sheer paucity of plausible alternatives make ousting Sunak from the position of Chancellor a tricky business, much as his neighbor at No 10 might want to given Sunak’s lack of full-throated support for the Prime Minister over partygate. The hot favorite is Liz Truss, the foreign secretary, where a straight job swap … Read more

Rishi Sunak urged to disclose private investments, amid warnings over his role as Chancellor

Mr Sunak ordered an inquiry into the leak of his wife’s tax status on Saturday, as the Chancellor’s allies said officials could be prosecuted for releasing the information, which he had declared to a small number of officials. A source said: “This will be a more aggressive version of leak enquiries, where it will not … Read more