Philip Hammond has quit as chancellor ahead of Boris Johnson becoming Prime Minister.
Philip Hammond has quit as Chancellor ahead of Boris Johnson entering Downing Street.
Following Philip Hammond’s confirmation that he will resign as Chancellor this week if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, we take a look at who might succeed him in Number 11.
A no-deal Brexit could leave the next prime minister at the mercy of French president Emmanuel Macron, Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned.
Tory leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has refused to commit to taking Britain out of the European Union before Christmas, saying prime ministers should “only make promises they know they can deliver”.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has predicted a “constitutional crisis” if the next prime minister suspends Parliament to try and push through a no-deal Brexit.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has said he does not expect to serve in the Cabinet if Boris Johnson becomes Prime Minister as he signalled he will be a “nightmare” to the front runner in the Tory leadership race over a no-deal Brexit.
Boris Johnson’s pledge to boost police numbers by 20,000 in three years “may not be the most effective way of spending on policing”, the chief inspector of constabulary has said.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have set out a series of eye-catching pledges to boost spending and cut taxes as they battle to become the next prime minister.
Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson has pledged to boost police numbers by 20,000 in three years if he becomes prime minister.
Tory leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has claimed Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime minister, as he set out his solution to the Irish border issue.