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Autumn Budget 2017: DEBATE - BBC Newsnight


The Spectator’s Fraser Nelson, Faiza Shaheen of the Centre for Labour and Social Studies, and former Chief of Staff to George Osborne, Rupert Harrison discuss Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget.

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UK won't pay Brexit bill if no trade deal agreed: Davis

AFP

© AFP | Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Davis (left) and his EU counterpart Michel Barnier

LONDON (AFP) – Brexit Secretary David Davis said Sunday Britain will not honour financial commitments agreed this week with the European Union if they fail to secure a future trade deal, contradicting finance minister Philip Hammond.”No deal means that we won’t be paying the money,” he told the BBC. 243 more words

Britain

Brexit: May's EU deal not binding, says David Davis -- Britain should sign a Canada-style trade deal with the European Union after Brexit

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The UK’s Brexit negotiator David Davis has described the deal struck by Theresa May to move to the next phase of talks as a “statement of intent”. 1,125 more words

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Philip Hammond causes storm with remarks about disabled workers

Disability charity Scope and others call for chancellor to withdraw his comments implying disabled people are to blame for sluggish economy

Disability charity Scope called on… 458 more words

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IF YOU ARE DISABLED, IT'S YOUR FAULT

For some time it has been the government’s policy that it is good for people with disabilities to have a job, earn money, take themselves out of poverty and dependency.  601 more words

Tory Advent: Day 7

Today one was easy. In fact it’s a two for one on the disabled – one of the Tories’ favourite scapegoat / victims. 430 more words

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