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Labour promises to put fight against climate change at heart of foreign policy

A Labour government would have a “green dimension” to its foreign policy, putting action to tackle climate change and environmental harm at the heart of its ambitions. Shadow foreign secretary David Lammy will use his speech at the party’s conference in Liverpool to set out the plans, which include a push for an international criminal law against wanton harm to precious habitats.

sundaypost.com ,  5 hours ago 0
Labour promises to put fight against climate change at heart of foreign policy

Mini-budget: Leeds council leader says Kwasi Kwarteng's plans are 'good news for no-one except bankers'

A raft of new economic measures brought in by the government will only work for “a very narrow segment of society,” Leeds City Council’s leader has said. New Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng unveiled cuts in income tax, corporation tax and stamp duty on Friday.

yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk ,  1 day ago 44
Mini-budget: Leeds council leader says Kwasi Kwarteng's plans are 'good news for no-one except bankers'

Fareham MP Suella Braverman sets out her priorities for the police and crime-cutting agenda as home secretary

FAREHAM MP and home secretary Suella Braverman has told police forces in England and Wales that ‘common sense policing’ must take priority over diversity and conclusion initiatives. In an open letter to police chiefs released today (Saturday), the home secretary set out her key priorities for the police and her crime-cutting agenda.

portsmouth.co.uk ,  1 day ago 4
Fareham MP Suella Braverman sets out her priorities for the police and crime-cutting agenda as home secretary

‘Common sense policing’ must come first over ‘symbolic gestures’, says Home Secretary

Suella Braverman has told police forces in England and Wales that “common sense policing” must take priority over diversity and conclusion initiatives. In an open letter to police chiefs released on Saturday, the Home Secretary set out her key priorities for the police and her crime-cutting agenda.

standard.co.uk ,  1 day ago 0
‘Common sense policing’ must come first over ‘symbolic gestures’, says Home Secretary

The mini-Budget is a huge gamble but it might just pay off

The Government is willing to back up its small-state, low-tax convictions with hard policy The Prime Minister has said repeatedly that she is willing to make unpopular decisions in the national interest. Today she proved it. The Chancellor’s mini-Budget was a full-fat economic statement and an ear-splitting signal to the markets and the electorate that the Government is willing to back up its small-state, low-tax convictions with hard policy.

inews.co.uk ,  2 days ago 12
The mini-Budget is a huge gamble but it might just pay off

Liz Truss’ Economic Shock Doctrine Will Only Help the Richest

The Chancellor has announced a series of massive tax cuts for high earners and corporations, which have seen the pound slump and the value of Government bonds fall. Why is the Prime Minister risking turning an economic crisis into a disaster? “Lower taxes lead to economic growth, there’s no doubt in my mind about that”, said Liz Truss ahead of her Chancellor announcing the biggest series of tax cuts for high earners in decades.

bylinetimes.com ,  2 days ago 43
Liz Truss’ Economic Shock Doctrine Will Only Help the Richest

Mini-Budget: Millionaires Handed £55,000 Tax Cut By Liz Truss And Kwasi Kwarteng

Almost half of the personal tax cuts announced in the mini-Budget will go to the richest 5 per cent. Millionaires will get a £55,000 tax cut next year as a result of Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-Budget. The chancellor announced on Friday announced that he was scrapping the 45 per cent top rate of income tax paid by those earning at least £150,000.

huffingtonpost.co.uk ,  2 days ago 198
Mini-Budget: Millionaires Handed £55,000 Tax Cut By Liz Truss And Kwasi Kwarteng

Key points: The Chancellor’s mini-budget measures at a glance

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng abolished the top rate of income tax for the highest earners as he spent tens of billions of pounds in a “gamble” to drive up growth during a cost-of-living crisis. In a raft of major financial announcements today (Friday), Mr Kwarteng brought forward the planned cut to the basic rate of income tax to 19p in the pound a year early to April and reduced stamp duty for homebuyers.

yorkmix.com ,  2 days ago 4
Key points: The Chancellor’s mini-budget measures at a glance

Sturgeon: Super wealthy ‘laughing all the way to the bank’ after mini-budget

The super wealthy are “laughing all the way to the actual bank”, Scotland’s First Minister has said after the Chancellor unveiled plans he said would drive economic growth. Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng, announcing his so-called mini-budget on Friday, announced the scrapping of the top rate of income tax and a reduction of the basic rate to 19p in the pound.

www-tmp.thenational.scot ,  2 days ago 23
Sturgeon: Super wealthy ‘laughing all the way to the bank’ after mini-budget

Cambridge MP astonished at ‘tax cuts for super rich’ in Chancellor’s mini-budget

Cambridge’s MP said people struggling to meet their rising bills will be “astonished” by the tax cuts announced by the Chancellor “for the super-rich”. In his statement on the economy, Kwasi Kwarteng abolished the top rate of income tax for the highest earners, meaning from April, the 629,000 earners getting more than £150,000 a year will no long pay 45 per cent and instead pay the 40 per cent applicable to those earning more than £50,271.

cambridgeindependent.co.uk ,  2 days ago 9
Cambridge MP astonished at ‘tax cuts for super rich’ in Chancellor’s mini-budget

7 Key Takeaways From Kwasi Kwarteng's Huge 'Mini Budget'

The chancellor has cut taxes for people earning over £150,000 and scrapped the cap on bankers' bonuses. Kwasi Kwarteng has unveiled a series of tax cuttings measures, as he said the Conservative government that has been in power since 2010 was ushering in a “new era”.

huffingtonpost.co.uk ,  2 days ago 141
7 Key Takeaways From Kwasi Kwarteng's Huge 'Mini Budget'

Sutton midfielder Rob Milsom a doubt for visit of Salford

Sutton could be without Rob Milsom for the visit of Salford. The midfielder pulled up just 18 minutes into last weekend’s 2-0 win over Hartlepool with a suspected hamstring injury. Recent signing Aaron Pierre is in contention after making his debut in the Papa John’s Trophy in midweek.

sundaypost.com ,  2 days ago 0
Sutton midfielder Rob Milsom a doubt for visit of Salford

Tories have not had a clear run at government over last decade, says Truss ally

All eyes are on the mini-budget set to be announced by Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng on Friday. A Cabinet minister and Liz Truss ally has admitted that his Government’s tax cuts are not “risk-free” as he argued that the Conservatives have not had a “clear run” in power over the last decade.

independent.co.uk ,  3 days ago 30
Tories have not had a clear run at government over last decade, says Truss ally

HS2 granted route-wide injunction to tackle environmental protests

Activists barred from accessing hundreds of miles of land earmarked for UK high-speed rail project A high court judge has granted a route-wide injunction to HS2 to prevent environmental protesters from accessing hundreds of miles of land earmarked for the controversial route. It is thought to be one of the largest injunctions of its kind against protesters granted by a court.

theguardian.com ,  4 days ago 0
HS2 granted route-wide injunction to tackle environmental protests

Leicester violence could spread beyond city, says MP

Leicester East MP Claudia Webbe says ministers must clamp down on ‘extremist rightwing ideology’ Violent clashes between groups of mainly Hindu and Muslim young men will spread beyond Leicester to other towns and cities without central government and police intervention, a local MP has warned. Claudia Webbe, whose Leicester East constituency has been at the centre of several incidents over the past month, said ministers needed to clamp down on “extremist rightwing ideology” and misinformation being spread through social media.

theguardian.com ,  5 days ago 14
Leicester violence could spread beyond city, says MP

King Charles will begin shoring up monarchy by slimming down Royal Family and relying on popular figures

King Charles is likely to rely on popular and well-respected members of the Royal Family to shore up the monarchy With the Queen laid to rest, King Charles will now begin work to shore up the monarchy. He will lead his family in a seven-day period of Royal Mourning, but beyond that Charles is unlikely to take off any more time to grieve the loss of his mother.

inews.co.uk ,  5 days ago 10
King Charles will begin shoring up monarchy by slimming down Royal Family and relying on popular figures

Nation says ‘thank you and goodbye’ as Queen laid to rest after 70-year reign

King Charles III and his family have been consoled by the support and love they have received from the public. The UK has said “thank you” and “goodbye” to its Queen as she was laid to rest after a 70-year reign that helped define the nation.

independent.co.uk ,  5 days ago 0
Nation says ‘thank you and goodbye’ as Queen laid to rest after 70-year reign