A Channel 4 election debate on the economy has been scrapped, amid claims from the Labour Party and SNP that Chancellor Sajid Javid is “running scared”.
Jeremy Corbyn’s bid for Number 10 has suffered a series of blows as two former Labour MPs urged voters to back Boris Johnson instead at the General Election.
Sajid Javid has said the Conservatives will increase borrowing to pay for new infrastructure as he heralded new fiscal rules for a “new economic era”.
Britain’s independent fiscal watchdog has been ordered to cancel its updated outlook on the public finances, which was due on Thursday, after the Government decided it would break election rules.
Labour’s General Election campaign has suffered a major blow as one of the party’s former MPs urged voters to back Boris Johnson over Jeremy Corbyn.
Chancellor Sajid Javid has joined a chorus of condemnation of Spectator columnist Rod Liddle after he suggested planning elections for a time when Muslims cannot vote.
Chancellor Sajid Javid has criticised Hugh Grant after the Hollywood star refused to shake his hand at a film premiere.
Boris Johnson has told Jeremy Corbyn to “man up” and back his plans for a pre-Christmas general election, as EU ambassadors agreed that an extension to the UK’s membership is needed.
Brussels ambassadors have agreed that an extension to Britain’s membership of the EU is needed, but a decision on the length will not be made until next week.
Chancellor Sajid Javid has said the Government will push “again and again” for a general election if the opposition denies Boris Johnson a pre-Christmas poll.