The new Scottish National Investment Bank is on track to open this time next year – despite the UK Government “stymieing” work to set up the new institution.
Ireland’s budget was dominated by preparations for Brexit.
The challenges faced by single parents will not be remedied by an extra 15 euro per week, it has been claimed.
The priority for Ireland’s budget must be sailing the nation through the “Brexit storm”, the opposition finance spokesman has said.
The Irish Government has insisted it stands ready to absorb the impact of a no-deal Brexit as it unveiled a budget with a 1.2 billion euro fund to help weather the storm.
Efforts to absorb the impact of a no-deal Brexit in Ireland have made striking a budget particularly challenging, the Irish Finance minister has said.
The Chancellor has hinted that he could announce a cut to inheritance tax in his Budget later this year.
Boris Johnson’s Government will fast-track efforts to draw up public spending and investment plans ahead of the looming Brexit deadline.
Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell urges Philip Hammond to ‘end the brutality’ in tomorrow’s Budget
PHILIP HAMMOND has been told to “show us the money” in tomorrow’s Budget after the Prime Minister promised the Tories were to end austerity.
SCOTTISH Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has struck a deal with the Green party to win support for his Budget.
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has confirmed he will scrap the requirement for the police and fire service in Scotland to pay VAT - insisting people north of the border should not lose out because of the "obstinacy" of the Scottish Government.