Ripping up Sure Start centres for people with young families was an “act of criminality”, shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves has claimed.
Labour backs the introduction of greater coronavirus restrictions immediately, the party’s shadow chancellor has said, but says that any “Plan B” measures should not take focus from the important elements of Plan A.
Rishi Sunak has said he cannot put a “precise figure” on exactly how much it will cost for the UK to transition to a net zero economy.
Rishi Sunak has revealed his “pre-game routine” will be to have a Twix and a can of Sprite before delivering his Budget on Wednesday.
The Chancellor has appeared to reject a call from footballer Marcus Rashford to extend the free school meal programme into the school holidays for the next three years.
The Government has ruled out an immediate move to its coronavirus Plan B, as an expert advising on jabs warned that the vaccination programme will not be enough to bring current infection rates under control.