In a letter to Rishi Sunak, a group of Tory backbenchers call on the chancellor to maintain a freeze on alcohol duties when he delivers his budget on Wednesday. And they have also want the chancellor to introduce a cut in duty for draught beer. The group of MPs areContinue Reading

Exclusive: chancellor criticised by former Tory international development secretaries for planned use of $27.4bn windfall In February, Rishi Sunak said the fund would give ‘additional financing to low-income countries’. Photograph: MI News/NurPhoto/Rex/Shutterstock Rishi Sunak is to save billions of pounds by counting as aid financial assistance to poor countries beingContinue Reading