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Ministers Are Drafting A Cost Of Living Support Package After Claims They’re Missing In Action

Simon ClarkeUnder pressure ministers have revealed they are working on a new cost of living package amid claims they have gone “missing in action”.Simon Clarke, chief secretary to the Treasury, said the government was “working up” a plan to put to the next prime minister.The government is under fierce pressure to act after the Bank of England predicted a recession, soaring inflation and experts forecast the energy price cap will […]

today10 August 2022

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Team Truss Predict Wave Of Defections From Rishi Sunak’s Campaign As Tory War Intensifies

Chris Skidmore is now supporting Liz TrussLiz Truss’s campaign have predicted an “exodus” of MPs are set to switch their support from Rishi Sunak to her.The forecast came as Chris Skidmore became the first MP to publicly change sides in the race to succeed Boris Johnson.A number of other MPs currently supporting Sunak are in talks with the Truss campaign about coming out for her, it is claimed.Skidmore said he […]

today10 August 2022

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Analysis: Whoever Wins The Race To Succeed Boris Johnson, Is The Tory Party Now Unleadable?

The leadership battle is becoming ever more bitterRonald Reagan famously said that the 11th commandment was: “Thou shalt not speak ill of another Republican.”It’s fair to say that the former US president would take a rather dim view of the current Conservative leadership contest.Despite calls from some Tory grandees for a clean fight, the battle has become dirtier and dirtier as it has gone on.Hardly a day goes by without […]

today9 August 2022

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Rishi Sunak Promises To Keep ‘Brexit Safe’ In Mysterious New Promo Video

Rishi Sunak has vowed to "keep Brexit safe"Rishi Sunak’s latest PR efforts have once again been ripped apart, this time because he has promised to “keep Brexit safe”.The Tory leadership hopeful is currently behind Liz Truss in the polls among Conservative Party members.He has therefore felt the need to bolster his pro-Brexit credentials - despite being a Brexiteer and his opponent originally campaigning for Remain.On Monday, he released a new campaign video – significantly less […]

today8 August 2022

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Truss Welcomes Backing Of Former Health Secretary Javid Hours After Criticising ‘Appalling’ NHS

Sajid Javid made a short-lived bid for the Tory leadership.Liz Truss has welcomed the backing of former health secretary Sajid Javid - just hours after criticising the “appalling” length of time people are having to wait for ambulances.Javid - who was in charge of the NHS until he quit Boris Johnson’s cabinet a month ago - tonight became the latest big-name Tory to back Truss’s leadership bid.Writing in The Times, […]

today3 August 2022

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Boris Johnson Would Win Tory Leadership Race, Suggests Poll Of Party Members

Conservative Party members would re-elect Boris Johnson as their leader if he was on the ballot, according to a new poll.A YouGov survey for The Times shows Liz Truss holds a commanding lead over Rishi Sunak in the race to become the next prime minister.It shows that 60% of party members polled between July 29 and August 2 intend to vote for the foreign secretary, while only 26% back the […]

today3 August 2022

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Liz Truss ‘Never Proposed’ Paying Public Sector Staff Outside London Less, Brandon Lewis Insists

Brandon Lewis is backing Liz Truss in the leadership contest.Plans to pay public sector workers less in poorer parts of the country “was not something that was ever proposed” by Liz Truss, one of her key supporters has insisted.Brandon Lewis’s comments appeared to directly contradict a press release issued by the foreign secretary’s leadership campaign just two days ago.Truss was forced into a screeching U-turn yesterday after the policy, which […]

today3 August 2022

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Analysis: Liz Truss’s Plan To Pay Public Sector Workers Less Outside London Wasn’t ‘Misrepresented’

Liz Truss speaking at an event at Breckland Council in Dereham, Norfolk.When all else fails, shoot the messenger.As Liz Truss’s plan to save £8.8bn by paying civil servants less outside London and the south east provoked a furious Tory backlash, her team pressed the panic button.In the preamble to the inevitable screeching U-turn, a spokesperson for Truss told journalists: “Over the last few hours there has been a wilful misrepresentation […]

today2 August 2022

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Tory Mayor Left ‘Actually Speechless’ By Liz Truss’ Plan For Public Sector Pay Cuts

The frontrunner in the Tory leadership campaign has said she would save £11bn by waging "war on Whitehall waste".Liz Truss’ plan to end national pay deals for civil servants would result in a “massive pay cut” for nurses, police officers and soldiers, the Conservative mayor of Tees Valley has warned.The frontrunner in the Tory leadership campaign has said she would save £11bn by waging “war on Whitehall waste”.Her campaign said £8.8bn in savings […]

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