Last year's £849m meal subsidy has been criticised for possibly leading to an increase in Covid-19 infections.
Labour presses that NHS 1%, but the Budget and pandemic have laid bare deeper issues.
Chancellor facing accusations of “pork barrel politics” after Tory seats, including his own, are prioritised for government funding.
Budget had one eye on 2023 polling day, and Tory MPs know it.
The chancellor's public image is carefully managed, but that doesn't mean his tax and spend statement didn't have hidden nasties.
Chancellor accused of attempt to "divide and rule" as his Richmond constituency is given preference to benefit from £4.8bn fund.
From jobs to welfare to childcare and domestic violence shelter funding, we desperately needed a Budget to help out women. This wasn't it, writes Ebyan Abdirahman.
Chancellor hikes up corporation tax but says companies investing in wake of pandemic will get helping hand.
But Rishi Sunak's announcement falls short of demands by MPs for the benefit not to be cut for at least a year.
The chancellor has been making waves on social media ahead of the budget. Not in a good way.