The Chancellor has the wriggle room to get close to the DUP's spending increase – but emotion matters more than facts in politics.
The former Chancellor's political gameplaying has ensnared his successor.
The reality is that Philip Hammond is offering more of the same, says Seema Malhotra.
The numbers of MPs who have publicly opposed the measure continues to rise - and DUP sources expect it to fail.
There is a reason self-employed workers are treated differently.
The word "bloodbath" came to mind after the Chancellor was grilled on the Today program.
One year from a major u-turn on disability benefit cuts, the Conservatives continue to squeeze those in need.
The difference between George Osborne and Philip Hammond seems to be that the latter doesn't even pretend to have a deficit timetable.
Tax rises are never easy, and this has all the ingredients of a major row.
There as many more references to pubs as to the European Union.
Did the OBR revise up its forecast for the UK economy? It depends how far back you look.
The Zombie PM