£2.1 Billion Funding for No-Deal Brexit Preparations

£2.1 Billion Funding for No-Deal Brexit Preparations An immediate cash boost to help get the UK ready for Brexit on 31 October has been announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid.
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Government’s Enterprise Bill and Plans to Cut Red Tape

Government’s Enterprise Bill and Plans to Cut Red Tape As part of its long-term economic plan, the government will cut red tape for business by at least £10 billion over the next 5 years in a new Enterprise Bill that will back business to create jobs.
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Northern Rock loans blunder costs taxpayer £270m

Taxpayer to foot the bill as error in loan statements means 150,000 customers will receive refund of more than £1,700 A blunder in the wording of loan statements by the nationalised part of Northern Rock will cost the taxpayer £270m as customers are refunded an average of £1,775 for the error.Up to 152,000 customers stand […]
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Treasury to defer planned increase in fuel duty

Chancellor heads off backbench rebellion as economic secretary says government is ‘determined’ to help struggling householdsGeorge Osborne averted a Tory backbench rebellion in the Commons on Monday when the Treasury gave a powerful hint that the government could defer a planned 3p increase in fuel duty.A Labour bid to delay the increase until at least […]
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Cameron: budget errors left government ‘ploughing into brick wall’

PM defends U-turns as sign of ‘resolve, strength and grit’ as reports of pre-budget policy disputes reflect badly on OsborneMistakes in the budget had left the government “ploughing into a brick wall”, the prime minister has admitted as he defended successive U-turns, but he insisted the government overall was showing “resolve, strength and grit”.David Cameron’s […]
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