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Conservative MP Tobias Ellwood says cutting aid will "leave vacuums in some of the poorest parts of the world" which will "likely see China and Russia" extending their influence

Rishi Sunak says UK spends half a billion pounds every year on peace-keeping

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“Tiers haven't worked as they were meant to have… let’s avoid the chaos and madness we saw last time”

Shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Bridget Phillipson is asked if Labour will support tiered local Covid restrictions across England

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UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has set out his plans for government spending, saying the country is facing an “economic emergency”

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Chief Secretary to the Treasury Steve Barclay says the UK will still spend "significantly more" on foreign aid than Italy, France, US, Japan and Canada

The Archbishop of Canterbury says cutting UK overseas aid is "shameful and wrong"

#PoliticsLive

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There are "plenty" of examples of those excluded from current government support schemes, says Lib Dem Christine Jardine

"We have provided comprehensive support to those who are self-employed," replies Rishi Sunak

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Replying to @BBCNews: UK aid spending target will go down to 0.5% of GDP, during time of "unprecedented crisis"

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Replying to @BBCNews: "The climate crisis is the biggest long-term threat to our economy," says shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds

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Replying to @BBCNews: Public sector pay freezes take "a sledgehammer to consumer confidence," says shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds

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"The climate crisis is the biggest long-term threat to our economy," says shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds

"Far too often this Spending Review locks us into a path that will make the transition to net-zero harder, not easier"

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Public sector pay freezes take "a sledgehammer to consumer confidence," says shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds

She says Conservatives have "wasted and mismanaged public finances on an industrial scale"

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces new UK infrastructure bank headquartered in the north of England

This will finance infrastructure projects from next spring, alongside the private sector

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Replying to @BBCBreaking: Number of unemployed people in the UK expected to peak at 2.6 million next year, Chancellor Rishi Sunak says

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Number of unemployed people in the UK expected to peak at 2.6 million next year, Chancellor Rishi Sunak says

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Replying to @BBCNews: Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces an increase in the National Living Wage by 2.2%, to £8.91 an hour - extended to those aged 23…

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces an increase in the National Living Wage by 2.2%, to £8.91 an hour - extended to those aged 23 and over

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UK aid spending target will go down to 0.5% of GDP, during time of "unprecedented crisis"

Sticking to spending 0.7% of national income on overseas aid is "difficult to justify to the British people", says Rishi Sunak

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Replying to @BBCBreaking: UK government set to borrow £394bn this year, the highest amount ever in peacetime history, to help deal with coronavirus…

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UK government set to borrow £394bn this year, the highest amount ever in peacetime history, to help deal with coronavirus pandemic

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Unemployment could rise to 2.6 million people next year, warns Chancellor Rishi Sunak

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UK forecast to borrow £394bn this year, "the highest recorded level of borrowing in our peacetime history"

Chancellor Rishi Sunak says underlying debt is expected "to continue rising in every year reaching 97.5% of GDP in 2025/26"

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Replying to @BBCNews: “We will provide a pay rise to over a million nurses, doctors and others working in the NHS”

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces…

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“We will provide a pay rise to over a million nurses, doctors and others working in the NHS”

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces three steps for public sector workers' pay for next year

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Replying to @BBCBusiness: Spending review: Chancellor warns of 'lasting' damage to UK economy

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Spending review: Chancellor warns of 'lasting' damage to UK economy

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Replying to @BBCNews: Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces a £3bn restart programme to help unemployed people "find new work”

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Replying to @BBCNews: Economy forecast to contract by 11.3% - "the largest fall in output for more than 300 years," says Chancellor Rishi Sunak

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Replying to @BBCNews: "Our economic emergency has only just begun"

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Economy forecast to contract by 11.3% - "the largest fall in output for more than 300 years," says Chancellor Rishi Sunak

"The economic damage is likely to be lasting"

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces a £3bn restart programme to help unemployed people "find new work”

Adding “we cannot protect every job, despite the extraordinary support we’ve provided”

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Labour's Rupa Huq highlights issue of cladding & "living nightmare" for leaseholders trying to get hold of a safety certificate

Boris Johnson says she is "right" to draw attention to it, and says lenders should realise a form is often not needed

#PMQs

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"Our economic emergency has only just begun"

Chancellor Rishi Sunak says his immediate priority is to "protect people's lives and livelihoods"

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