Philip Hammond

British politician Philip Hammond

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Boris Johnson to expose cabinet splits with Road to Brexit speech - ITV News
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ITV News Boris Johnson to expose cabinet splits with Road to Brexit speech ITV News Boris Johnson is pitching a different direction to his cabinet colleague Philip Hammond. Credit: PA. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson looks set to reinforce splits within the government as he becomes the first of the cabinet's big hitters to unveil his ... Boris Johnson to demand Theresa May not agree to follow ANY EU rules after BrexitThe Sun Boris Johnson warns it would be 'intolerable' for Britain to be subject to EU laws after BrexitTelegraph.co.uk Boris Johnson warns it is 'intolerable and undemocratic' for EU to impose post-Brexit rules on UKInternational Business Times UK The Guardian -Bloomberg -Daily Star -Spectator.co.uk (blog) all 12 news articles »
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Nissan and other Japanese investors to meet with UK leader
Fox News - 15 days
Nissan, Toyota and other Japanese companies will be discussing their investments in Britain during a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May and Treasury chief Philip Hammond.
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Theresa May disowns Hammond's remarks as MPs rebel over Brexit - The Guardian
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The Guardian Theresa May disowns Hammond's remarks as MPs rebel over Brexit The Guardian Theresa May has bowed to pressure from Eurosceptic MPs and disowned remarks by the chancellor, Philip Hammond, as she struggled to quell a fresh Tory revolt over Brexit that could threaten her leadership. Hammond enraged leave MPs in his own party on ... Theresa May will cling onto power, as Tory MPs liken party to Italian Job cliff edge sceneCity A.M. The Waugh Zone Thursday January 25, 2018HuffPost UK The Tory drift goes on – but replacing May is impossibleSpectator.co.uk RT -Business Insider -PoliticsHome.com -iNews all 20 news articles »
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Thursday briefing: Hammond does it again with insult to disabled people - The Guardian
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The Guardian Thursday briefing: Hammond does it again with insult to disabled people The Guardian The chancellor, Philip Hammond, faces an outcry this morning after appearing to partly blame people with disabilities for a fall in Britain's productivity. Hammond said “far higher levels of participation by marginal groups” in the workforce was almost ... Big 'end state' Brexit discussion looming for PMBBC News Brexit latest: Theresa May slaps down Philip Hammond over payment of £45bn divorce bill in fresh cabinet splitThe Independent 'Unacceptable' Fury as Hammond suggests Britain will cave to EU divorce bill demandsExpress.co.uk The Times -Daily Mail -Mirror.co.uk -Telegraph.co.uk all 61 news articles »
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U.K. Treasury Chief Defends Free-Market Capitalism
Wall Street Journal - 5 months
U. K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond offered a staunch defense of free-market capitalism in Britain, in a speech that underscores the disquiet in the ruling Conservative Party over the rise of the country’s left-wing opposition leader.
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Chancellor to visit Seacroft housing development - ITV News
Google News - 6 months
ITV News Chancellor to visit Seacroft housing development ITV News The Chancellor to meet Metro Mayors to discuss productivity in the North – crucial to building economy that works for all. Phillip Hammond will visit a Seacroft housing development later today Credit: Press Association. He will also see new rail hub ... Hammond's vow to North ahead of meeting with mayorsBBC News Chancellor Hammond launches northern charm offensive with meetings to 'set the record straight'Manchester Evening News Devolution warning as Hammond holds mayor talksYorkshire Post Financial Times -Gazette Live -iNews -Bradford Telegraph and Argus all 10 news articles »
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Hammond accused of giving ground to pro-hard Brexit Tories - The Guardian
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The Guardian Hammond accused of giving ground to pro-hard Brexit Tories The Guardian Philip Hammond has spent the last few weeks arguing strongly for a lengthy Brexit transitional period. Photograph: Adriano Machado/Reuters. Philip Hammond. Hammond accused of giving ground to pro-hard Brexit Tories. Chancellor criticised after signing ... Prime Minister will insist on border checks post-Brexit in a move likely to anger DublinBelfast Telegraph Brexit a reminder of how EU membership has benefited RepublicIrish Times Brexit: May to 'insist on Northern Ireland border checks'The Week UK Sky News -The Independent -Yorkshire Post -HuffPost UK all 266 news articles »
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Cabinet united on avoiding Brexit 'cliff edge' departure, says Hunt - The Guardian
Google News - 7 months
The Guardian Cabinet united on avoiding Brexit 'cliff edge' departure, says Hunt The Guardian Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, said the NHS would still be able to recruit staff from the EU after Brexit. Photograph: Niklas Hallen/AFP/Getty Images. Brexit. Cabinet united on avoiding Brexit 'cliff edge' departure, says Hunt. Health secretary ... Boris Johnson attacks Vince Cable for 'peddling lies'BBC News UK will not become a tax haven after Brexit, Philip Hammond saysSky News Jeremy Hunt says NHS needs EU immigrant workers amid claims of Cabinet Brexit rowThe Independent Mirror.co.uk -New York Times -New Statesman -National Review all 164 news articles »
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Brexit 'must be done by 2022'
Reuters.com - 7 months
British Finance Minister Philip Hammond says the UK's exit from the EU must be complete by 2022, when the next UK general election is set to take place. But early Brexit negotiations are already proving fraught.
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Jerauld Phillip Hammond II, 46
LATimes - 7 months
Jerauld Phillip Hammond II, a 46-year-old white male, died Thursday, July 27, after being shot in Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
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Hammond faces fresh storm amid claims he told Cabinet that public sector workers are OVERPAID - Daily Mail
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Daily Mail Hammond faces fresh storm amid claims he told Cabinet that public sector workers are OVERPAID Daily Mail Philip Hammond is facing a fresh political storm amid claims he told fellow ministers that public sector workers were 'overpaid'. The Chancellor is said to have made the incendiary comment at the gathering of the Cabinet last week. The Treasury denied ... Philip Hammond 'said public sector workers were overpaid'The Independent Philip Hammond in fresh row after 'saying public sector workers are overpaid'Evening Standard Philip Hammond 'claims public sector workers overpaid'STV News Metro -Eagle Radio -Aberdeen Evening Express -The Guardian all 26 news articles »
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Confusion after No 10 backtracks on end to public sector pay cap - The Guardian
Google News - 8 months
The Guardian Confusion after No 10 backtracks on end to public sector pay cap The Guardian Government hints at a possible end to the cap on pay rises for public sector workers have descended into utter confusion after Downing Street rapidly changed tack, insisting that the policy of limiting annual rises to 1% would remain in place. Hours ... Tory austerity policy in chaos as Number 10 does 'U-turn on a U-turn' over public sector pay capTelegraph.co.uk Downing Street backtracks on end to public-sector pay freezeFinancial Times Theresa May clashes with Philip Hammond over public sector pay capThe Independent Sky News -Yorkshire Post -Mirror.co.uk -HuffPost UK all 19 news articles »
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'Cake and consumption' - BoE chief's Brexit rebuttal
Reuters.com - 8 months
British Chancellor Philip Hammond and Band of England Chief Mark Carney have made the case for a smooth Brexit. The pair were speaking at Mansion house, with Carney also taking a swipe at a prominent brexiteer.
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Philip Hammond hints at tax rises and end to council spending cuts - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - 8 months
Telegraph.co.uk Philip Hammond hints at tax rises and end to council spending cuts Telegraph.co.uk Philip Hammond has hinted the Government could raise taxes over the course of the next parliament in a bid to ease years of austerity. The Chancellor said the Conservatives had never pledged not to raise "some taxes" and suggested that £3billion of ... Philip Hammond hints government will ease up on austerityThe Guardian Chancellor calls his role in election campaign 'not the one I would have liked'Aberdeen Evening Express Hammond looks to ease austerity after 'hearing the message'Financial Times The Independent -Belfast Telegraph -The Times (subscription) -BBC News all 35 news articles »
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Philip Hammond to prioritise economic prosperity in Brexit talks
Guardian (UK) - 8 months
Chancellor says negotiating team is open to ideas from Brussels and will try to find solution that works for UK and EU The British government will prioritise the economy and jobs in the Brexit negotiations beginning next week, Philip Hammond has said, in remarks that will be seen as a clear signal of his desire for a soft Brexit. The chancellor said the British negotiating team would be open to ideas from their counterparts in Brussels as to how best to maintain economic prosperity ahead of the opening of negotiations between the EU and the UK on Monday. Continue reading...
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UK's Hammond talks Brexit at G7 meeting
Reuters.com - 9 months
Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond discusses post-Brexit agenda during the G7 meeting in Italy.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Philip Hammond
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 60
    On 13 July 2016, Hammond was appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer by new Prime Minister Theresa May.
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    In July 2016, after Theresa May succeeded Cameron as Prime Minister, Hammond was appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer.
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    Hammond described the United Nations findings regarding the detention of Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy in London on 6 February 2016 as "ridiculous".
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  • FIFTIES
  • 2015
    Age 59
    On 8 July 2015, Hammond condemned the defeat by Russia at the UN Security Council of his four-page draft resolution S/2015/508, which would have applied the genocide label to the Srebrenica massacre of Muslim Bosniaks in 1995.
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    In March 2015, speaking as the minister responsible for the intelligence agencies, he suggested that terror "apologists" must share blame in terrorist acts, saying "But a huge burden of responsibility also lies with those who act as apologists for them."
    In March 2015, Hammond stated that Britain would support the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen "in every practical way short of engaging in combat."
  • 2014
    Age 58
    In August 2014, Hammond said he was surprised at the sudden resignation of Sayeeda Warsi, Baroness Warsi, who wrote of "great unease" under his leadership of the Foreign office.
    On 15 July 2014, Hammond was appointed Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary.
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  • 2013
    Age 57
    Hammond has been openly critical of the then Prime Minister's approach to the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 and said in November 2013 that he was "shocked" at the speed with which it was pushed through and that it was "damaging" to the Conservative Party.
    In May 2013, Hammond abstained as one of four Cabinet Ministers not to vote in favour of gay marriage.
  • 2012
    Age 56
    In May 2012, Hammond said same-sex marriage is "too controversial".
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    In May 2012, Hammond said that banks were not solely responsible for the 2008 financial crisis as "they had to lend to someone".
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    In August 2012, Hammond announced that senior positions within the "top-heavy" military would be cut by a quarter. Around 26 civilian and military head office posts would go and a new senior structure would come in from April 2013.
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    In February 2012, Hammond said that the Falkland Islands do not face a "current credible military threat" from Argentina.
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    The £38 billion "black hole" in MoD finances has been "dealt with" and the Department's "hand to mouth existence will come to an end", Hammond stated in February 2012.
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  • 2011
    Age 55
    In December 2011, he announced that women were to be allowed to serve on Royal Navy submarines. The first women officers began serving on Vanguard class submarines in late 2013.
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    Hammond became Secretary of State for Defence on 14 October 2011 when Liam Fox resigned.
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    Upon the resignation of Liam Fox over a scandal in October 2011, Hammond was promoted to replace him as Secretary of State for Defence, before being further promoted in July 2014 to become Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
    On 28 September 2011, he announced that the Government was to initiate a consultation on plans to raise the speed limit on motorways from 70 mph to 80 mph, with a view to introducing the new limit in 2013.
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  • 2010
    Age 54
    Hammond was appointed Secretary of State for Transport following the formation of the Coalition Government on 12 May 2010, a position he held until 14 October 2011.
  • FORTIES
  • 2005
    Age 49
    Following the election of David Cameron as Conservative leader later in 2005, Hammond became the Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.
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    Howard promoted Hammond to the Shadow Cabinet following the 2005 general election as Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury.
  • 2001
    Age 45
    He was moved to become spokesman for Trade and Industry by Iain Duncan Smith in 2001, and later transferred to Shadow Minister for Local Government and Regions by Michael Howard in 2002.
  • 1997
    Age 41
    In Parliament he served on the Environment, Transport and the Regions Select Committee from 1997 until he was promoted by William Hague as front bench spokesman for Health.
    He made his maiden speech on 17 June 1997.
    He was elected to the House of Commons at the 1997 general election for the newly created Surrey seat of Runnymede and Weybridge.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1995
    Age 39
    He undertook various consulting assignments in Latin America for the World Bank in Washington, D.C., and was a consultant to the Government of Malawi from 1995 until his election to Parliament.
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  • 1993
    Age 37
    From 1993 to 1995, he was a partner in CMA Consultants and, from 1994, a director in Castlemead Homes.
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  • 1991
    Age 35
    Hammond married Susan Carolyn Williams-Walker on 29 June 1991.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1983
    Age 27
    He left in 1983 and, from 1984, served as a director in Castlemead Ltd.
  • 1977
    Age 21
    Hammond joined the medical equipment manufacturers Speywood Laboratories Ltd in 1977, becoming a director of Speywood Medical Limited in 1981.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1955
    Born
    Born on December 4, 1955.
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