A no-deal Brexit could leave the next prime minister at the mercy of French president Emmanuel Macron, Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned.
Tory leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has refused to commit to taking Britain out of the European Union before Christmas, saying prime ministers should “only make promises they know they can deliver”.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has predicted a “constitutional crisis” if the next prime minister suspends Parliament to try and push through a no-deal Brexit.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has said he does not expect to serve in the Cabinet if Boris Johnson becomes Prime Minister as he signalled he will be a “nightmare” to the front runner in the Tory leadership race over a no-deal Brexit.
Boris Johnson’s pledge to boost police numbers by 20,000 in three years “may not be the most effective way of spending on policing”, the chief inspector of constabulary has said.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have set out a series of eye-catching pledges to boost spending and cut taxes as they battle to become the next prime minister.
Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson has pledged to boost police numbers by 20,000 in three years if he becomes prime minister.
Tory leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has claimed Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime minister, as he set out his solution to the Irish border issue.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been warned by the Chancellor that there will be no extra cash to meet their spending pledges in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Theresa May said she has “still got work to do” in her final weeks in office as she defended a series of projects to shore up her legacy.
Theresa May has said her successor should put their Brexit plan to the test in the Commons rather than suspend Parliament to force through a no-deal outcome.
A “genuine crisis” in funding for young people with special educational needs could “blight their lives forever”, the High Court has heard.
Tory MP Mark Field has been suspended as a Government minister for an “over the top” response to a climate change protester he manhandled at a high-profile dinner.
The Government posted a larger-than-expected budget deficit last month, after a jump in spending.
Mark Field has been suspended as a Foreign Office minister after he was seen physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London.
Mark Field is under pressure to quit as a Foreign Office minister after he was seen physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London.
Foreign Office Minister Mark Field has come under fire after video footage showed him physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London.
Climate change protesters have disrupted Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Mansion House speech.
Divisions between Theresa May and Philip Hammond have been laid bare over the Prime Minister’s plans to spend billions of pounds on projects to shore up her legacy, over which the Chancellor could quit.
Chancellor Philip Hammond is prepared to resign over Theresa May’s plans to spend billions of pounds on projects to shore up her legacy, it is understood.
Chancellor Philip Hammond said he was disappointed that only Rory Stewart had signed up to a Tory leadership campaign pledge on the public finances.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has written to the Tory leadership candidates asking them to pledge to keep national debt falling every year.
Theresa May has ended her turbulent reign as Tory leader as rivals to replace her step up their campaigns.
Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has stepped up his warning that the party faces being destroyed in a general election unless it can deliver Brexit.
Theresa May will formally stand down as Tory leader on Friday – although she will carry on as Prime Minister and acting party leader until a successor is in place.
Chancellor Philip Hammond is calling for concerted international action by the world’s largest economies to ensure tech giants like Amazon and Google pay their “fair share” of tax.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has bluntly told contenders for the Tory crown they need to explain how they will avoid ending up as “Theresa May mark two” on Brexit.
Philip Hammond has said he would not win the race to become the next prime minister, admitting he is a “divisive” figure in the Tory party.
Tory tensions over Brexit continued to rip through the race to be next prime minister as front-runner Boris Johnson insisted “no one sensible” would exclusively aim for a no-deal withdrawal.
Tory leadership contender Michael Gove insists he has “evolved” as a politician since previously stating he was “incapable” of being prime minister and is now ready for the top job.