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Energy bills rise to record-high levels

The amount that a household pays for each kilowatt hour of electricity it uses will rise to 34p from the already record 28p that families pay today.
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Energy price cap comes into effect

Annual gas and electricity bills for the typical household will be held at £2,500.
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Truss admits £45bn mini-budget tax cuts did cause ‘disruption’

The Prime Minister insisted Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng was right to act to get the economy moving.
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Lack of urgency in tackling male suicide, report claims

MPs say the current political and public policy approach to the biggest killer of men under 50 is ‘not working’.
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‘Good’ call between Cleverly and Sefcovic amid ongoing protocol row

The Foreign Secretary had his first call with the European Commission vice president.
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Barristers to vote next week on whether to end strike action

A ballot for Criminal Bar Association members is due to open on Tuesday and close on Sunday.
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Greens call for £75bn tax hit on polluters and the wealthy

The party said a new levy on the richest 1% could help fund a nationwide insulation and renewable energy programme.
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Thousands face £10k mortgage blow in London

Warning as Prime Minister and Kwasi Kwarteng held OBR talks

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Labour enjoys highest opinion poll ratings for more than 20 years

The party has now been ahead of the Tories for nine months.
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Truss condemns Putin’s ‘illegal’ plans to annex Ukrainian regions

The Russian leader is preparing to annex four Ukrainian regions into Russia, amid international outcry.
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EU Commissioner says UK should find ways to resolve protocol impasse

Margrethe Vestager said European Union has tabled ‘many pragmatic solutions’ to the issues raised by the UK.
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Cleverly and Sefcovic to talk amid row over Northern Ireland Protocol

The European Commission vice president has led talks between the EU and the UK over the Northern Ireland Protocol.
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Why is Parliament in recess and when will it return?

Sir Keir Starmer has called for Parliament to be recalled, to overturn Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng‘s mini-budget

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Victims’ Bill will have ‘limited effect’ without proper funding – report

The group of MPs found ‘flaws’ in the way victims were defined in the draft Bill.
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Fears migrant children could be mistakenly sent to Rwanda

The Refugee Council raised concerns over Home Office ‘errors’ in assessing the age of asylum seekers.
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Chancellor appeals for Tory unity as poll gives Labour 33-point lead

Worries among Tory MPs that the fallout from the mini-Budget could hurt them at the ballot box were dramatically underlined by the YouGov poll

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‘Devastating’ if Tories break promise to uprate benefits in line with inflation

Treasury minister Chris Philp told ITV that the Treasury would not commit to an expected uprating of benefits in line with inflation.
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New poll gives Labour 33-point lead as Kwarteng calls for Tory unity

In a message to Tory MPs, the Chancellor wrote: ‘I understand your concern. We are one team and need to remain focused.’

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Liz Truss set to attend meeting of French president’s European club

Emmanuel Macron’s scheme aims to bring together EU nations and countries outside the bloc.
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Truss and Kwarteng defend tax cuts as ‘right plan’ to get economy moving

The Chancellor and Prime Minister defended Friday’s mini-budget amid financial market chaos.
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Labour surges to 33-point lead against Tories after days of turmoil

Liz Truss’s Government has been engulfed in a political and economic crisis since Friday’s mini-budget.
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Truss: I want to work with Nicola Sturgeon

The Prime Minister stood by her economic plans despite a tumultuous week for the UK economy.
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Liz Truss: I will not allow impasse over Northern Ireland Protocol to drift

The Prime Minister stressed that she would act unilaterally to address problems with the protocol if a deal with Brussels proved elusive.
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Market sell off has ‘UK-specific component’, Bank’s chief economist says

It comes after Liz Truss on Thursday seemed to blame the market sell-off on Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.
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Truss urged to ‘publicly correct’ £2,500 energy bill ‘cap’ comment

The Government’s plan only caps the cost per unit that households pay, with actual bills still determined by how much energy is consumed

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Tory Party conference 2022: When is Prime Minister Liz Truss’ speech?

The Conservative Party Conference will also feature speeches from newly appointed Cabinet members

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Unions demand ‘cast iron guarantee’ of no more cuts to services

Liz Truss has signalled that Whitehall departments will have to find ‘efficiency’ savings as the Treasury says there will be no more cash.
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Channel crossings resume following five-day hiatus

More than 32,000 people have made the crossing so far this year.
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Liz Truss lost for words during grilling from local radio on economic turmoil

The Prime Minister was questioned about rising mortgages, fracking, and a deteriorating hospital near to her constituency
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Unite members vote to accept council pay deal

The move takes local authority workers in Scotland a step further away from renewed strike action.
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John Swinney: I’ve never seen financial strain like this – even in 2008

His comments came as the pound fell to its lowest level against the dollar after the Chancellor’s plans were announced on Friday.
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Liz Truss stops short of guaranteeing people’s pensions are safe

Former Chancellor Ken Clarke accused Kwasi Kwarteng of having ‘rushed out’ his fiscal statement last Friday

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Kemi Badenoch to US: Britain ‘going for growth in a big way’

The Cabinet minister described the UK as ‘Europe’s unicorn factory’ in a speech to investors in New York.
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Ministers reconsidering inflation-linked benefits rise amid turmoil

Treasury minister Chris Philp said the Government would not consider changing course on its plans, after an intervention by the Bank of England.
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Inevitable Conservatives will lose next election, says former Tory MSP

Adam Tomkins was a Tory MSP until 2021, but says the UK’s economy would be safer in the hands of Labour

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Minister says ‘we’ll stick to plan’ amid Tory revolt and Pound turmoil

Tory MP slams ‘inept madness’ in Chancellor’s mini-Budget - but Treasury minister rejects calls for U-turn