Articles tagged Jeremy Hunt:

It’s going to be a long week at Westminster

  • 20 Mar 2023

The Budget came and went last week almost quietly. This is what the Prime Minister and the Chancellor wanted, indeed needed. It has come to something when a Conservative government’s chief ambition for a budget is not to cause a stock-market crash, but that is what it has come...

Budgets, banks, the BBC and the danger of insularity

  • 13 Mar 2023

A quiet budget. A soothing budget. A smooth problem-free budget. This is what we are told is Jeremy Hunt’s ambition. A tinker here, a tweak there, with the odd nod in the direction of childcare or an elegant bending of the knee to the need to reform pensions to encourage peopl...

And the winner is Jeremy Hunt …..

  • 24 Oct 2022

“Businesses calls for political stability as outlook worsens” ran a headline in the Financial Times on 21 October, the day after Liz Truss resigned as Prime Minister. Two days later, former Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King said when asked about the Conservative P...