Speeches in Parliament

Treasury Select Committee

Answering questions from the Treasury Select Committee about the Government's measures to support individuals and businesses affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Delivering the Budget Statement 2020

I delivered my first Budget to a packed House of Commons.

I announced a raft of measures to support people and businesses while the country meets the challenge of Coronavirus/COVID-19, to level up the economy and to deliver on our promises to the British people.

Boosting councils' spending power

Concluding the debate on the Local Government Finance Settlement - which sets out local councils' spending powers for 2019/20.

Curbing rogue private parking operators

The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill, which cracks down on rogue private parking operators, reaches an important stage in its Parliamentary journey. As Minister responsible for its passage into law it is welcome to have support from all sides of the house for the Bill's Third Reading.