The SNP MP said most people young or old were worrying about their energy bills.
The rule changes mean people who can afford to will be able to save far more money and pass it along tax-free when they die.
New analysis shows that even without cuts set out in Jeremy Hunt's budget, inflation will result in even less money for public sector workers.
The Energy Bill Support Scheme – which has seen all households receive six monthly payments of £66 or £67 direct to their energy accounts – comes to an end in April.
From stricter rules for jobseekers to more help for disabled workers, here are all the changes to benefits you need to know.
The energy price guarantee will be extended for another three months to help struggling households.
An extension of free hours and more money for childcare providers comes with a trimmed ratio of staff to children.
Jeremy Hunt will have some difficult choices to make for the 2023 spring budget as the UK faces a cost of living crisis and sluggish economic growth.
The average full-time childcare place for children under two in London costs an eye-watering £18,718 per year - more than half the median income in outer London
A social tariff would protect households struggling with the cost of living from soaring energy costs.
Jeremy Hunt's budget on Thursday leaves 55% of Brits worse off, according to Treasury analysis.
The ITV programme wrapped up more than an hour earlier than usual.
Financial secretary Lucy Frazer was challenged over claims the budget left low income households better off
More than 180,000 households have been pushed into homelessness since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rishi Sunak has announced plans to overhaul alcohol duty
The chancellor's budget has been criticised for not doing enough for the poorest in society.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday that President Biden met earlier in the day with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., a moderate lawmaker, about the $3.5 trillion budget measure that Democrats are proposing. Psaki declined to offer any specifics on top-line numbers.
Vets Sam and Andy said no to a five-bedroom Grade II-listed house because they thought it didn't have enough room for a playpen.
The real story behind the Budget was what could not be said: that spending has to be put on hold while we figured out what the hell was going to happen to us in March.
In a couple of weeks, Philip Hammond will deliver his second Budget and the first since the snap general election. Stevens outlined stark consequences for patients, with clear political consequences: without substantial extra funding next year, we would turn back years of progress that have seen waiting times for surgery fall from 18 months to 18 weeks. By 2020, the waiting list could reach five million people.
The Trump administration has unveiled a budget that sees a huge boost on military spending while programmes to help the poor are subject to swathing cuts. President Trump’s first budget proposal, named ‘America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again’, plans to increase defence spending by $54 billion.
Jeremy Corbyn has been attacked by his own MPS over his failure to stick the knife into Theresa May over the Government’s dramatic U-turn on National Insurance contributions. Chancellor Philip Hammond announced the reversal of the planned Budget tax hike just a week after it was announced, around 15 minutes before Prime Minister’s Questions was due to start. Eyes were fixed on the Labour leader to make it awkward for the Government front bench but critics said he “badly missed” his chance during what was seen as a lacklustre performance.
Phillip Hammond was dubbed “spreadshit Phil” on live radio yesterday. The mistake was made by Nick Robinson, the BBC presenter, on the Today programme as they analysed the Budget. Last night Robinson went on Twitter to suggest, perhaps in jest, that he had been misheard all along, tweetin: “I’m very very worried about your hearing.
President Trump will propose a 10 percent increase in the budget for the Defense Department, a spending increase that will be offset by large spending cuts for other federal agencies.
A council’s 50ft Christmas tree has been branded a “disgrace” and an embarrassment for the city after it was apparently left looking like it had been ‘attacked with silly string’. The festive centrepiece in Leicester has become an ongoing saga after officials at the city council were forced to abandon efforts to decorate it two weeks ago because the tinsel was too heavy, leaving just the top section decorated. Around 20,000 people attended the city’s festive lights switch on, but many took to social media to criticise the appearance of the tree and its lights.