English actor and filmmaker
I envision my 80-year-old self not actively engaged in my current profession. Concluding my journey as Jackson Lamb would be an honor and a privilege, signifying a fitting conclusion to this chapter.
Prime Minister of United Kingdom
Your children and grandchildren will say that Ukrainians taught the world that the brute force of an aggressor counts for nothing against the moral force of a people determined to be free.
Minister of State for Defence Procurement
The Dreadnought-class will be crucial to maintaining and safeguarding our national security, with the nuclear deterrent protecting every UK citizen from the most extreme threats every minute of every day. Designed in the UK, built in the UK and supporting tens of thousands of jobs in the UK, the Dreadnought programme is a leading example of our commitment to defence manufacturing.
General Secretary of Unite the Union
This is an important win for Unite members. By standing together, our members at National Express have secured an above-inflation pay offer. We hope that this settlement sets a benchmark for other employers to follow.
English singer, songwriter and actor
That night was really, really special for me and I'll never forget it. Thank you for such a homely welcome. I'm so proud to be a British artist
"The time has come for employers and the government to listen to the tens of thousands of rail workers."
We've all been there. The very moment we realise we've messed it up. Your head is pounding. And you feel sick. I couldn't believe what I was reading.
Until the government gives the rail industry a mandate to reach a negotiated settlement on job security, pay and working conditions, our industrial campaign will continue.
Our revised figures show that the economy has performed slightly less well over the past year than we had previously anticipated, with production and electricity generation noticeably weaker.
There are several differences between what politicians want to say about Brexit and what we see in the statistics. I think it's no longer possible to argue that Brexit hasn't hurt the economy.
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Leaving the EU gives us a great opportunity to change our regulatory regime and unlock the full potential of our formidable financial services sector.
Church of England bishop
We have left behind an era when many people almost automatically identified as Christians, but other surveys consistently show how the same people are still seeking spiritual truth and wisdom and a set of values to live by.
General secretary at NASUWT
Teachers say they are burned out from working harder for a small salary.
Chief Executive Officer of the Vodafone Group
We are experiencing a significant negative impact from electricity prices and inflation. Price is a key component of what we do, as in any other area. We are talking about an increase of £1 to £2 per bill.
Co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion
Hundreds of people staged an intervention at Barclays today, sending a message to the bank on the high street that with protests taking place at over 100 of their branches, they are fast losing their social licence to do business in UK cities and towns.
Governor of the Bank of England since 16 March 2020.
Given the current state of affairs, my most likely assumption is that inflationary pressures will require a stronger response than we may have thought in August
Head of Fixed Interest Research London at Quilter Cheviot
The fate of Kwasi Kwarteng shows just how serious the UK's loss of confidence in the markets has been, as he becomes one of the shortest-serving chancellors in history.
"Most of the key political leverage needed to address the crisis still rests with the UK government, so we continue to urge them to use all the leverage at their disposal to address this emergency on the scale necessary to meet people's needs.
Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Our growth plan lays out a new approach to building a thriving economy, from supporting British businesses to reducing the tax burden for people on the lowest incomes. However, it is already clear that removing the 45% tax rate is a distraction from our core mission to tackle the challenges facing the country