Politics

Not just hardest up that need bill help - Sir Keir Starmer

Asked about the impact of the length of the scheme on inflation, Sir Keir said he accepted his party would "have to answer that" at some point, but it...

Starmer: Energy bills crisis needs long term planning

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says all households should receive additional support in the face of rising energy bills. He told the BBC's Alex Forsy...

No 10 defends PM's holiday as removal vans seen in Downing Street

He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "I've got a very important job as leader of the Labour Party, leader of the Opposition, but I've also got anoth...

Cost of living: Families choosing between food and children's sport

A HM Treasury spokesperson said: "We know that rising prices caused by global challenges are affecting how far people's incomes go, which is why we ha...

I'm not going to apologise for going on holiday

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said he won't apologise for being on holiday with his wife and children. He said he had two very "important jobs" -...

Cost of living: Chancellor to hold more talks on energy bill discount

Afterwards Mr Zahawi said the Treasury could act in the absence of devolved government and take the scheme forward by making the payments to energy co...