David Cameron will be grilled by MPs next week over the Greensill lobbying row

David Cameron will be grilled by MPs next week over the Greensill lobbying row Finance boss Lex Greensill to appear before the Treasury committee on Tuesday Paid advisor David Cameron urged Rishi Sunak to lend millions to Greensill firm Company subsequently filed for insolvency, threatening thousands of UK jobs  By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:00 … Read more

Mortgage borrowing reaches record £11.8billion high in a month

Mortgage borrowing reaches record £11.8billion high in a month as housing market is fuelled by stamp duty holiday and low mortgage rates Figures show net mortgage borrowing is at the highest since records began Housing experts say home owners are taking advantage of low mortgage rates  The break from stamp duty is also sending borrowing … Read more

Mortgage borrowing reaches record £11.8billion high in a month

Mortgage borrowing reaches record £11.8billion high in a month as housing market is fuelled by stamp duty holiday and low mortgage rates Figures show net mortgage borrowing is at the highest since records began Housing experts say home owners are taking advantage of low mortgage rates  The break from stamp duty is also sending borrowing … Read more

Inflation rises to 0.7% in March after surge in fuel and clothing prices 

Inflation rises from 0.4% to 0.7% in March after surge in fuel and clothing prices The CPI rate of inflation went up from 0.4 per cent to 0.7 per cent in March The ONS said that the increase was caused by rising fuel and clothing prices The rate is still well below the Bank of … Read more

Senior treasury officials ‘offered to change rules of Covid support scheme for Greensill Capital’

Senior treasury officials offered to try to redesign a coronavirus business support scheme to help David Cameron, it has emerged. It comes as the former Prime Minister has been embroiled in controversy over texts asking Chancellor Rishi Sunak to support his employer Greensill Capital. Top officials went on to try to find a way for … Read more

GCHQ sets fiendish quiz to mark launch of Alan Turing £50 note which could take SEVEN HOURS to solve

Spy harder: GCHQ sets fiendish quiz to mark the launch of Alan Turing £50 note… but experts say it could take you SEVEN HOURS to solve the riddle Britain’s spy centre GCHQ devised a quiz to celebrate the new Turing £50 note The note itself contains coded references to the mathematician and his life The … Read more

GCHQ sets fiendish quiz to mark launch of Alan Turing £50 note which could take SEVEN HOURS to solve

Spy harder: GCHQ sets fiendish quiz to mark the launch of Alan Turing £50 note… but experts say it could take you SEVEN HOURS to solve the riddle Britain’s spy centre GCHQ devised a quiz to celebrate the new Turing £50 note The note itself contains coded references to the mathematician and his life The … Read more

Watchdog launches formal investigation into claims David Cameron lobby laws

Watchdog launches formal investigation into claims David Cameron breached ‘anti-sleaze’ laws his own government introduced by ‘lobbying the Treasury to get stricken financial firm Greensill access to Covid loan schemes’ Former prime minister alleged to have lobbied Treasury on behalf of Greensill  Said to have been part of efforts to increase firm’s access to Covid … Read more

Savers suffer worst year on record as rates plunge to 0.01% during Covid pandemic

Savers suffer worst year on record as rates plunge to 0.01% during Covid pandemic Money Mail analysis reveals that savers have forfeited an estimated £3.55billion in interest as a result of rates plummeting during the coronavirus pandemic  Rates have tumbled from an average of 0.5 per cent to just 0.1 per cent rate By Fiona … Read more

UK economy due ‘rapid-fire recovery’ as Covid restrictions ease, says B of E chief economist

UK economy is a ‘crouching-tiger’ on course for a ‘rapid-fire recovery’ after lockdown restrictions ease, Bank of England chief economist says as officials raise growth forecasts Andy Haldane, a famous optimist, delivered his upbeat verdict at a talk today Came as central bank forecasts suggested growth will pick up amid reopening Previously blasted doom-mongers, for … Read more