Scott Challinor

Scott Challinor

Business Editor

Scott Challinor is a specialist in communications and works on the assembly of particular Parliamentary Review documents. He studied French and Spanish at Oxford University.


Scott Challinor's articles (295)

Ryanair pilots to go on strike again over pay

UK Ryanair pilots are set to strike for a further seven days this September according to the British Airline Pilots Association.

No-deal Brexit could force increase in landfill waste

Concerns have arisen that a no-deal Brexit could see more waste sent to landfill in the UK due to the impact on waste exports to EU-based facilities.

New withdrawal agreement must offer more than no backstop, Brexiteers warn

Pro-Brexit Conservative MPs have warned the prime minister that a new withdrawal agreement with the EU may still fail to pass through Parliament if it only manages to remove the controversial Irish backstop.

ONS underestimated EU net migration from mid-2000s to 2016

Levels of migration from the EU to the UK from the mid-2000s to the year 2016 were underestimated by the Office for National Statistics.

GCSE passes and top grades up despite harder exams

The GCSE pass rate and percentage of pupils hitting top grades has increased in 2019 despite more rigorous exams being introduced.

Carbon emitting cars must be phased out to meet climate change targets, MPs say

The Science and Technology Select Committee has said that emissions will not hit the UK Zero Net Carbon target by 2050 unless existing vehicles are phased out for greener alternatives.

Government finances fall short of expectations in July

A lower budget surplus than initially forecast was posted in July following an increase in government spending.

Transport secretary announces HS2 review

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has said that an independent review into the high-speed rail link HS2 will be launched, with a decision to be made on the future of the project by the end of the year.

Greene King to be sold to Hong Kong property firm

Suffolk-based pub and brewing giant Greene King is to be purchased by Hong Kong real estate firm CKA in a deal worth £2.7 billion.

Freedom of movement to end overnight in no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson has announced that freedom of movement would end as soon as Britain left the European Union under a no-deal Brexit.

Chancellor “wouldn’t support” stamp duty reform

Chancellor Sajid Javid has denied that he is planning to reform stamp duty by transferring the tax from the buyers to the property vendors.

Operation Yellowhammer forecasts worst-case scenario, says Gove

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove has moved to provide reassurances that a leaked government document on the impact of a no-deal Brexit projects the "worst-case scenario” only.

Dentists call for sugar-free school meals

Dental surgeons in England have urged the government to encourage schools to provide sugar-free meals in a crackdown on cases of tooth decay.

Turkish military pension fund to rescue British Steel

The Turkish Armed Forces Assistance Fund, the state army pension fund for Turkey, has reached a deal to rescue troubled firm British Steel from liquidation.

Sarah Wollaston joins Lib Dems

Former Conservative Sarah Wollaston has become the latest MP to join the Liberal Democrats after quitting Change UK back in June.