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Philip Hammond
Chancellor of the Exchequer. MP for Runnymede & Weybridge.
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Philip Hammond 6h
The party has always been a broad church - and will continue to be. We must get on and deliver Brexit so we can continue to tackle the injustices spoke about on the steps of Downing Street.
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Philip Hammond Feb 19
Pleasure to speak at the Manufacturers Association. Our sector is and must remain one of the UK’s distinctive strengths. If we can get it right - focusing on skills, innovation and infrastructure - the sector can and will prosper.
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Philip Hammond Feb 19
Good news from today: -The unemployment rate has not been lower since 1975 -426,000 more people are in full-time work than a year ago -Wages are still growing at their fastest pace in over a decade -With inflation falling, this means more money in people’s pockets
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Philip Hammond Feb 18
I’ve asked the to look at how regulators can prepare for and adapt to technological change. Their findings will help ensure the UK rises to these challenges and remains fit for the future.
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Philip Hammond Feb 18
We have a responsibility to leave this planet in a better state than we found it. Today, I’m calling on businesses and individuals to have their say on the new
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HM Treasury Feb 15
Good news as data today shows retail sales in January were 4.2% higher than last year – the strongest growth since December 2016. We are supporting our retail sector, and we have committed £1.6 billion to support our high streets.
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Philip Hammond Feb 13
Good news for consumers, new figures show fell to 1.8% last month. With wages rising at their fastest pace in over a decade, this government is helping people keep more money in their pockets.
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Philip Hammond Feb 12
Today, the Finance Act 2019 has received Royal Assent, meaning important changes we announced at Budget will come into force in the Spring – including raising the personal allowance and higher rate threshold and cutting taxes for millions of people a year early.
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Philip Hammond Feb 11
Here is my response to today’s figures.
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Philip Hammond Feb 7
NEW: Investing in skills is essential to boosting our productivity and I’ve invested £5 million into ’ new School of Business and Technology. It will bring together the best of academic and business expertise to develop the business leaders of the future.
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Philip Hammond Feb 5
Wishing a happy to all those celebrating around the world and in the UK.
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Philip Hammond Feb 4
In I commissioned research into barriers facing women in accessing venture capital. found pitching for venture capital get less funding than male founders. We must address this issue head on to realise the true potential for our economy.
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Philip Hammond Feb 1
The North West is home to some amazing innovators, like those I met at today who are making great advances in technology – that’s why in the last 5 years we’ve backed £2.5bn of investment in the region’s entrepreneurs.
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Philip Hammond Feb 1
At the Budget, I froze duty on beer, cider and spirits which would have risen today. Great to visit in to see how the measure has helped keep costs down for brewers, distillers and pub-goers alike.
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Robert Jenrick MP Feb 1
Our 2,000 small breweries produce over 4.5 billion litres of beer. 🍺We’ve backed them with and want to ensure it keeps on working. Encourage your local brewery to take part in our review 👇
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HM Treasury Jan 31
New stats show 241,300 first-time buyers have benefitted from Stamp Duty relief 👍🏾 🏡 first-time buyers of properties worth £300,000 and under pay no stamp duty ⬇️ first-time buyers of properties between £300,000 and £500,000 pay reduced stamp duty
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Philip Hammond Jan 30
The UK is well positioned to grow financial services exports to some of the world’s fastest expanding markets when we leave the EU. This was my message to this evening.
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Philip Hammond Jan 29
Today I announced that the will take place on Wednesday 13th of March - I will be providing an update on the economy and will respond to the ’s forecasts.
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Philip Hammond Jan 28
Good news for the economy as announce 3000 new trainee engineer roles over the next 12 months and opens a new training centre - equipping young people with the skills to succeed in the future while keeping us at the forefront of the global technological revolution
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Philip Hammond Jan 27
We must fight against those who continue to spread antisemitism and we must never forget its victims. At the Budget we committed to spend £1.7 million on educational programmes to ensure the next generation hears the stories of those who survived the holocaust
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