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Philip Hammond
Chancellor of the Exchequer. MP for Runnymede & Weybridge.
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Philip Hammond Aug 16
On my way to Berlin where I’ll be meeting German Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister to discuss the UK’s proposals for our future relationship 🇬🇧🇩🇪
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Philip Hammond Aug 14
Thanks to our brave emergency services for their swift and professional response to the Westminster incident this morning. Thinking about those who were injured.
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Philip Hammond Aug 10
I’m in Coventry to see how they’re creating new technologies and training our future workforce. It’s firms like these that will create the highly skilled jobs of the future we urgently need – that’s why we’re backing them with almost £1bn of investment.
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Philip Hammond Aug 10
We're investing an extra £780 million in centres across the country. Backing innovative British companies to grow and create highly skilled jobs. Boosting productivity and supporting the high-tech economy of the future.
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Philip Hammond Aug 10
The economy has grown every year since 2010. Unemployment is at its lowest since the 1970s and our national debt is starting to fall. We are building a stronger economy for everyone.
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Philip Hammond Aug 8
Trade between is worth £5.6 billion and 99 Brazilian companies have set up in the UK in the last five years. I’m hosting the 3rd Economic and Financial Dialogue to help strengthen this partnership even further 🇬🇧🇧🇷
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Philip Hammond Aug 2
I met Belgian Finance Minister this afternoon to discuss the future of UK and Belgian economic relations and the Brexit White Paper 🇬🇧🇧🇪
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Philip Hammond Aug 2
Britain’s booming tech sector is worth over £116bn, but these new markets need to work for everyone. That’s why I’ve appointed former Chief Economist to President Obama - - to examine competition in the digital economy. My piece (£)
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Philip Hammond Jul 31
By cutting stamp duty for first-time buyers we've already helped over 120,000 people to buy their own home. When we said we would revive the home-owning dream in Britain, we meant it. Latest stats:
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Philip Hammond Jul 25
Replying to @UlsterUni
I’m 's Intelligent Systems Research Centre to see their leading robotic devices. Since 2010 productivity has grown faster in Northern Ireland than in any other UK region and I am inviting bids for a Derry-Londonderry City Deal to help continue this great trend.
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Philip Hammond Jul 25
Manufacturing is key to Northern Ireland’s economy – that’s why we are backing with £12 million to develop new high tech planes and secure vital manufacturing jobs in Belfast.
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Philip Hammond Jul 25
I’ve come to Belfast to speak to businesses and universities about how they can seize the opportunities created through our future UK-EU partnership. The first stop was to discuss how our Fintech Sector Strategy can spark further innovation.
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Philip Hammond Jul 24
I’ve just announced that in the event of no deal with the EU, our businesses, universities and local organisations can be certain that any funding they secure through EU programmes until the end of 2020, will be guaranteed by the UK government.
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Philip Hammond Jul 24
Teachers, prison officers, doctors, the armed forces, and police officers will benefit from the biggest pay rise for nearly a decade. Our balanced economic approach means we can afford these pay increases for nearly 1m public sectors workers across the UK.
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Philip Hammond Jul 23
Landed back in the UK this morning after the in Buenos Aires and came straight up to Gateshead to speak to business and council leaders this afternoon.
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Philip Hammond Jul 22
I’m in Buenos Aires for the to meet my counterparts and discuss trade, tax and working together to build the infrastructure needed to power a truly global economy. 🇦🇷🇬🇧
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Philip Hammond Jul 20
There is a lot in the news on Brexit and no-deal planning. I’ve been clear that we are preparing for every possible outcome, and that’s why I set aside £3bn for Brexit preparations in the last Budget and stand ready to spend more if and when needed.
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Philip Hammond Jul 18
Today colleagues and I met with life sciences leaders to discuss the future of the sector. There are more than 5,600 life sciences firms in the UK and our and Sector Deal will help them achieve their global ambitions.
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Philip Hammond Jul 17
We’ve made excellent progress in reducing government borrowing, but we cannot be complacent. We must reject the arguments of those who think debt can rise again without consequences. Our response to the ’s Fiscal Risks Report shows how we are fixing the public finances.
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Philip Hammond Jul 17
Our labour market is going from strength to strength. New stats show a record employment rate of 75.7% and the lowest unemployment rate since the 1970s.
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