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#Philip Hammond

# philip-hammond - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

No-deal Brexit could turn UK into 'a diminished and inward-looking little England', warns Hammond

He said that claims a no-deal Brexit would be positive were “absurd”, and called Johnson’s pledge to bin the backstop “wrecking”.

# philip-hammond - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Tory government has 'no red lines' as it seeks to find Brexit compromise with Labour, minister says

Chancellor Philip Hammond says he expects “some form of agreement” to be reached with Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party.

# philip-hammond - Monday 29 October, 2018

Britain is getting a new 50p coin to commemorate Brexit

The UK’s Budget also contained plans for a digital services tax.

# philip-hammond - Friday 13 October, 2017

UK chancellor regrets calling the EU "the enemy" during a TV interview

He later tweeted that the UK would work with its “friends and partners” in the EU to strike a Brexit deal.

# philip-hammond - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

EU negotiator calls UK's Brexit plan 'a fantasy'

Britain wants “a highly streamlined customs arrangement” with the EU.

# philip-hammond - Thursday 29 October, 2015

A British pensioner sentenced to 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia will be freed

But the ultra conservative country’s bloggers and political activists still face torture and death.

# philip-hammond - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Charlie Flanagan really doesn't want the United Kingdom to leave the EU

“The Government’s fundamental position on this is unequivocal.”

# philip-hammond - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Embarrassed UK politicians condemn their 11 per cent pay rise

One government minister denounced the proposed increase as “wholly inappropriate” – but there’s not a lot MPs can do about it.

# philip-hammond - Thursday 2 May, 2013

US reconsidering whether to arm Syrian rebels as at least 50 die in Bayda

The potential rethink comes a week after the US said that they believed that chemical weapons had been used in the country.