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UK politics for Bloomberg. Occasional presenter of Radio 4's Week in Westminster. Opinions my own. [email protected] or DM

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As Rob Powell points out on Sky, this time last week (!) Kwasi Kwarteng was flying back from Washington after insisting he and Liz Truss would remain in power

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Truss at PMQs last week: 'We have taken decisive action to make sure that people are not facing energy bills of £6,000 for two years. We remember that the Opposition are only talking about six months.'

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Reading back our Truss profile from when she became leader - just six weeks ago. 'The risk is she will too often back her own instincts, when in fact the received wisdom is better informed and has a deeper understanding of the situation,' said David Gauke
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As Jeremy Hunt prepares to unveil new crackdown on spending, worth reading this new report from Institute for Government - public services are in a 'fragile state' and 'there is no meaningful fat to trim' from their budgets
instituteforgovernment.org.uk/publication/pe…

As Jeremy Hunt prepares to unveil new crackdown on spending, worth reading this new report from Institute for Government - public services are in a 'fragile state' and 'there is no meaningful fat to trim' from their budgets instituteforgovernment.org.uk/publication/pe…
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Uh oh - even staunch Truss backer Christopher Chope is in dismay after that presser.
He tells Times Radio the Tory party is a 'laughing stock' & Conservative economic agenda is 'trashed', adding: 'I don’t know where to go from here frankly'
bloomberg.com/news/live-blog…

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A Tory MP showed me this gif on his phone at conference last week to say it summed up the Truss government perfectly

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