Free-to-use cash machines are vanishing more quickly in deprived areas than in affluent ones, according to consumer campaigners who are pressing Chancellor Sajid Javid to implement a cash guarantee.
Sajid Javid has refused to rule out a pact with the Brexit Party in a general election, but insisted the Conservative Party does not “need” electoral alliances.
Sajid Javid said he was “turning the page on austerity” with a £13.4 billion spending spree aimed at boosting Tory chances in the expected early election.
SNP deputy Westminster leader and spokesperson on the economy Kirsty Blackman said the threat from a no-deal “cannot be under-estimated”.
Here are the key points from Chancellor Sajid Javid’s one-year spending round:
Sajid Javid promised he was “turning the page on austerity” as he embarked on a pre-election spending spree, promising cash for health, schools and the police.
Chancellor Sajid Javid said he has no plans to stop the sale of government bonds which are linked to the Retail Prices Index (RPI), despite admitting “flaws” in the pricing measure.
Sajid Javid promised he was “turning the page on austerity” as he set out a cash boost for areas including health and education in a pre-election spending spree.
Chancellor Sajid Javid will present an “ambitious domestic agenda” delivering on the Government’s priorities when he sets out public spending plans on Wednesday, he has told the Cabinet.
Chancellor Sajid Javid will announce an additional £2 billion of Brexit funding for Government departments when he sets out public spending and investment plans on Wednesday.
Almost half a million frontline NHS staff are to benefit from a £210 million funding boost to train and retain nurses, Chancellor Sajid Javid is to announce.
Businesses are facing an increase of more than £660 million to rates bills next year, as companies band together to ask the Government for an overhaul of the system.
Boosting Britain’s standing as a major international player post-Brexit will be a key objective of new Government spending plans, Chancellor Sajid Javid has signalled.
Tory Brexit tensions ripped into the open as former chancellor Philip Hammond expressed anger at reports Conservative MPs who actively oppose a no-deal EU withdrawal will be barred from standing at the next election.
Chancellor Sajid Javid has backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament as the move faces street protests across Britain.
Chancellor Sajid Javid has rejected claims that Downing Street has not given him proper authority over the Treasury in the wake of controversy following the sacking by Number 10 of one of his key aides.
Chancellor Sajid Javid has pledged to invest £400 million in education for 16 to 19-year-olds next year to help give young people “a brighter future”.
The issue of whether to prorogue Parliament in order to ensure Brexit is not blocked by MPs was hotly contested during the Conservative Party leadership race.
The surprise announcement that Chancellor Sajid Javid will set out Whitehall spending budgets next week has fuelled speculation that the Government is preparing for an early election.
Chancellor Sajid Javid is preparing to make his first round of spending pledges next week with schools, hospitals and police all set for a pay boost.
Muslium convert “Jihadi Jack”, who fled to Syria to join Islamic State has said he was “expecting” to be stripped of his British citizenship.
The parents of the Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi Jack have accused former home secretary Sajid Javid of being a “coward” for stripping their son of his British citizenship and leaving him in a “legal black hole”.
Sajid Javid has hinted that higher earners could benefit from changes to the tax system when he delivers his first Budget.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid said he is not expecting there to be a recession.
No-deal Brexit would be an “absolute disaster”, and proroguing Parliament would be a “huge mistake”, a minister has warned.
A Brexit deal that sees the UK enter into a transition agreement with the EU while a future relationship is negotiated “is still possible”, the Irish finance minister has claimed.
The Irish finance minister has said the relationship between the UK and Ireland would “fundamentally change” in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The Chancellor’s family have shown that a tight grasp on the purse strings applies to the household finances as well as at the Treasury.
Ministers should stop trying to blame officials for a lack of progress in Brexit preparation, a union has said after the Chancellor ordered HM Revenue and Customs to make no-deal planning its “absolute top priority”.
Sajid Javid has ordered HM Revenue and Customs to make no-deal planning its “absolute top priority” in the latest sign of his efforts to prepare for October 31.