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Gogglebox's Pete Sandiford 'calls the Prime Minister' as number leaked 'Hang up!'

GOGGLEBOX viewers were left in hysterics tonight as the TV fans attempted to trace Boris Johnson's phone number following a report that it has been available online - and Pete managed to get through to someone.The comedic viewers on Gogglebox were watching a news segment which announced that the Prime Minister's personal phone number has been readily available on the internet for the past 15 years in an undeleted press release.

express.co.uk ,  6h 0
Gogglebox's Pete Sandiford 'calls the Prime Minister' as number leaked 'Hang up!'

How Tories claimed victory in Tees Valley mayoral race

The Conservatives wanted three key victories last night: along with Hartlepool they wanted to keep their mayors in the West Midlands and the Tees Valley.Ben Houchen came through in droves, winning a landslide 73% of the vote.The area was promised millions of pounds in Rishi Sunak’s budget – so did voters give Mr Houchen the credit for persuading Westminster to part with the cash?

channel4.com ,  7h 0
How Tories claimed victory in Tees Valley mayoral race

SEISS: HMRC reminds Britons of important deadline for fourth grant support - check now

SEISS has provided important support to self-employed individuals throughout the pandemic, and as such Britons are being encouraged to bear important deadlines in mind.SEISS, or the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme as it is formally known, is designed to help self-employed people whose income has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

express.co.uk ,  7h 5
SEISS: HMRC reminds Britons of important deadline for fourth grant support - check now

David Cameron will be grilled by MPs next week over the Greensill lobbying row

David Cameron will be grilled by MPs next week over his lobbying of ministers on behalf of Greensill Capital.Lex Greensill, the finance firm's boss, will appear before the Treasury committee on Tuesday followed by the former prime minister on Thursday.Prior to this, MPs will publish written submissions about the row from the pair, Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey.

dailymail.co.uk ,  16h 1
David Cameron will be grilled by MPs next week over the Greensill lobbying row

David Cameron and Lex Greensill to appear before MPs

The former prime minister and the financier will answer questions from the Treasury Committee as part of the Lessons from Greensill Capital inquiry.Former prime minister David Cameron and financier Lex Greensill are due to appear before MPs next week, amid controversy over lobbying.Mr Greensill will answer questions from the Treasury Committee next Tuesday, and Mr Cameron will follow on Thursday, as part of the Lessons from Greensill Capital inquiry.

lbc.co.uk ,  18h 0
David Cameron and Lex Greensill to appear before MPs

More than 100,000 Lanarkshire workers were on furlough when restrictions eased

A total of 115,600 people in both North and South Lanarkshire were listed on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) up to the end of March.There were more than 100,000 workers across Lanarkshire still on furlough when restrictions began to ease last month.A total of 115,600 people were listed on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) at the end of March, a year after the scheme was introduced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  21h 0
More than 100,000 Lanarkshire workers were on furlough when restrictions eased

UK economy set to grow at fastest rate in 70 years as shares hit 17-month high

BIG-SPENDING consumers will send the economy surging back to pre-Covid levels this year, the Bank of England said yesterday.Bank of England: Expert analyses forecast for UK economy Spurred on by the vaccine rollout, the boom will trigger the country’s fastest growth since the Second World War.

express.co.uk ,  22h 0
UK economy set to grow at fastest rate in 70 years as shares hit 17-month high

Benefit claimants could win £1,040 back payments in legal case

Two million people who haven't switched to Universal Credit have missed out on £20 a week More than two million people in the UK who claim benefits could be due £1,040 in back payments from the DWP if the Government loses a legal case over whether it was right to exclude disabled people from extra Covid support.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  1d 256
Benefit claimants could win £1,040 back payments in legal case

Expats latest news, campaigns and updates

'No sympathy' Leave voters hit out at expats blaming Brexit – 'you had 5 years to prepare' British expats on the brink in Benidorm as desperate families forced to rely on food banks Benidorm expat slams 'impossible' residency requirements for Spain post-Brexit Expat nightmare: Britons in Italy warned 'taxes could rise by thousands' 'Catch 22' British expats face Spanish driving licence fiasco amid residency application Brexit chaos: Expat claimed they were 'discriminated against' as EU row boils over British expats clash over Brexit: 'If you voted Leave, keep your gob shut!'

express.co.uk ,  2d 9
Expats latest news, campaigns and updates

Rishi Sunak is urged to axe VAT on post-holiday Covid tests to reduce cost of foreign trips as lockdown ends

Rishi Sunak was under pressure from MPs within his own party last night to axe VAT on Covid tests needed for foreign holidays.Fifteen Tories urged the Chancellor to cut the cost of ‘gold standard’ PCR tests needed upon return to Britain.Ministers are insisting all travellers take the tests, whether or not they have been vaccinated, on their return to the UK when foreign travel restarts on May 17.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 223
Rishi Sunak is urged to axe VAT on post-holiday Covid tests to reduce cost of foreign trips as lockdown ends

Boris Johnson risks breaking Tory manifesto pledge with 'incredibly expensive' social care reform plans

The Prime Minister may be forced to break his tax lock pledge if he presses ahead with plans to implement a cap on lifetime care costs Boris Johnson will have to break his tax lock pledge to fund social care reform if he insists on his "incredibly expensive" preferred option, Government sources have warned.

telegraph.co.uk ,  2d 0
Boris Johnson risks breaking Tory manifesto pledge with 'incredibly expensive' social care reform plans

Voters back fresh crackdown on tax-dodging multinational firms, poll shows

A study by the Co-operative Party unearthed support for new measures which have been backed by British voters overwhelmingly support a Joe Biden-backed plan to tackle tax-dodging by big global firms, a poll revealed tonight.The US President has thrown his weight behind moves to setup a worldwide 21% minimum level of corporation tax – making it less attractive for multinational companies such as Facebook, Amazon and Google, to switch profits around different countries, including tax havens.

mirror.co.uk ,  2d 2
Voters back fresh crackdown on tax-dodging multinational firms, poll shows

Is inflation coming back? Warren Buffett’s warning and the return of the ‘inflation nutters’

Mervyn King, Baron King of Lothbury to you, used to despair of a small band of gobby, quite influential economists he dubbed “inflation nutters”.While Governor of the Bank of England from 2003 to 2013 – a time, in retrospect of extraordinary stability that quite lacked for drama – King identified the folk who worried about inflation to the exclusion of everything else.

standard.co.uk ,  2d 0
Is inflation coming back? Warren Buffett’s warning and the return of the ‘inflation nutters’

Will the Queen’s speech offer another empty promise on social care reform?

The Queen’s Speech next Tuesday is expected to include yet another vague pledge to reform social care in England “this year” without any detailed proposals.That would be the same meaningless (and undelivered) promise the government made last year.Remarkably, it’s almost two years since Boris Johnson claimed on his first day as prime minister he already had a plan to “fix the crisis in social care once and for all.” We’re still waiting.

independent.co.uk ,  2d 1
Will the Queen’s speech offer another empty promise on social care reform?

The chips are down! Rishi Sunak tucks in as parties mount final push ahead of Super Thursday

The chips are down in the tense elections battle today - and took the chance to tuck in as he campaigned in Wales.The Chancellor risked a snack in full glare of cameras as he canvassed in Rhyl on the eve of crucial ballots across Britain.Meanwhile, Boris Johnson was in the West Midlands desperately trying to calm expectations that the Tories will hang on to the mayoralty there, as well as the keeping control of Tees Valley and seizing the Hartlepool Commons seat from Labour.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 0
The chips are down! Rishi Sunak tucks in as parties mount final push ahead of Super Thursday

The inglorious return of the inflation nutters

Mervyn King, Baron King of Lothbury to you, used to despair of a small band of gobby, quite influential economists he dubbed “inflation nutters”.While Governor of the Bank of England from 2003 to 2013 – a time, in retrospect of extraordinary stability that quite lacked for drama – King identified the folk who worried about inflation to the exclusion of everything else.

standard.co.uk ,  2d 0
The inglorious return of the inflation nutters

The chips are down! Rishi Sunak tucks in as parties mount final push ahead of Super Thursday - with Boris Johnson desperately trying to play down expectations of Tory 'hat-trick' in Hartlepool, West Mids and Tees Valley

The chips are down in the tense elections battle today - and Rishi Sunak took the chance to tuck in as he campaigned in Wales.The Chancellor risked a snack in full glare of cameras as he canvassed in Rhyl on the eve of crucial ballots across Britain.Meanwhile, Boris Johnson was in the West Midlands desperately trying to calm expectations that the Tories will hang on to the mayoralty there, as well as the keeping control of Tees Valley and seizing the Hartlepool Commons seat from Labour.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 0
The chips are down! Rishi Sunak tucks in as parties mount final push ahead of Super Thursday - with Boris Johnson desperately trying to play down expectations of Tory 'hat-trick' in Hartlepool, West Mids and Tees Valley