Sajid Javid has refused to rule out a pact with the Brexit Party in a general election, but insisted the Conservative Party does not “need” electoral alliances.
Sajid Javid said he was “turning the page on austerity” with a £13.4 billion spending spree aimed at boosting Tory chances in the expected early election.
Here are the key points from Chancellor Sajid Javid’s one-year spending round:
Sajid Javid promised he was “turning the page on austerity” as he embarked on a pre-election spending spree, promising cash for health, schools and the police.
Sajid Javid promised he was “turning the page on austerity” as he set out a cash boost for areas including health and education in a pre-election spending spree.
Chancellor Sajid Javid will present an “ambitious domestic agenda” delivering on the Government’s priorities when he sets out public spending plans on Wednesday, he has told the Cabinet.
Chancellor Sajid Javid will announce an additional £2 billion of Brexit funding for Government departments when he sets out public spending and investment plans on Wednesday.
Almost half a million frontline NHS staff are to benefit from a £210 million funding boost to train and retain nurses, Chancellor Sajid Javid is to announce.
Boosting Britain’s standing as a major international player post-Brexit will be a key objective of new Government spending plans, Chancellor Sajid Javid has signalled.
Tory Brexit tensions ripped into the open as former chancellor Philip Hammond expressed anger at reports Conservative MPs who actively oppose a no-deal EU withdrawal will be barred from standing at the next election.
Chancellor Sajid Javid has backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament as the move faces street protests across Britain.