Jeremy Hunt

Strikes-hit UK pledges £94 billion in cost-of-living budget

Public and private sector workers show little sign of ending strike action that began last year when rocketing inflation slashed the value of wages.

published on : 15th March 2023

India, UK finance ministers agree to make further progress on FTA 

Officials on both sides began the seventh round of FTA talks earlier this month, picking up from the sixth round of negotiations conducted in New Delhi in December 2022.

published on : 26th February 2023

UK: What Sunak's first big announcement tells us about how he will lead the country

The Sunak vision of a post-Brexit political economy is closer to Johnson than Truss. The new prime minister appears committed to Johnson's 'levelling up' agenda.

published on : 19th November 2022

UK budget predicted to be a nightmare before Christmas

Britain is likely already in recession after its economy shrank in the third quarter and is set to do so again in the final three months of the year, according to the Bank of England.

published on : 15th November 2022

The UK: Is there a Prime Minister in the house? Truss' future uncertain amid UK budget turmoil

Scottish National Party deputy Westminster leader Oswald weighed in, saying "if she doesn't even have the backbone to show up here today, is there really any point in her showing up here again.

published on : 18th October 2022

UK's new finance chief scraps 'nearly all' government tax cut plans in humiliation for PM Truss

Truss had already staged two embarrassing budget U-turns, scrapping tax cuts for the richest earners and on company profits.

published on : 17th October 2022

New UK finance minister tears up tottering PM's agenda

In one of his first acts on taking office Friday, the new chancellor spoke to Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey, who has had to stage costly interventions to calm febrile bond markets.

published on : 15th October 2022

UK PM Liz Truss appoints Jeremy Hunt to replace sacked Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng

He took to Twitter soon after to confirm that he had been asked to "step aside" as Chancellor.

published on : 14th October 2022

BREXIT: UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt warns of danger of 'messy divorce' with EU

Speaking to reporters after meeting his Austrian counterpart Karin Kneissl, Hunt said: "At the moment we are heading for no deal by accident".

published on : 1st August 2018

New UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt promises to be 'four square' behind embattled PM Theresa May

May was forced to carry out a reshuffle of her top team after Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis both quit over differences with her over Brexit.

published on : 10th July 2018