A report into lockdown parties in Downing Street may not now be published as planned.
James Heappey concedes people are "feeling the squeeze", but defends the planned National Insurance rise.
HMRC says 3.5 million people are still to file, but it will not fine those who are up to a month late.
Former PC Stephen Kyere will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court next month.
Hundreds of scientists have asked the prime minister for fair sharing of jabs around the world.