Liz Truss

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Councils spent £12.5m on bids for Liz Truss’s investment zones, data shows
Exclusive: Labour compiled analysis of waste suffered by cash-strapped local authorities on the scheme, binned by the government weeks later

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

25, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on levelling up: a badge of Tory confusion | Editorial
Editorial: Rishi Sunak lacks both the imagination to turn Boris Johnson’s slogan into a real policy, and the courage to abandon it


18, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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Bank of England completes sale of £19bn emergency bond purchases after mini-budget
Bloomberg estimates Bank made profit of £3.5bn after intervening to prevent run on pension funds

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

12, Jan, 2023 @6:33 PM

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Glorious Leader channels our desires with awkward party political broadcast
Rishi Sunak claims his priorities are ours, but his main priority is to get himself re-elected as prime minister – for the rest of us it’s to stay alive

John Crace

12, Jan, 2023 @5:25 PM

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Hundreds of ‘investment zone’ bids axed as Sunak dismantles Truss policy
Exclusive: council bids for tax breaks and liberalised planning rules axed as government dismantles Liz Truss’s agenda

Aubrey Allegretti

12, Jan, 2023 @7:46 AM

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Brexit is just one of the three Tory errors that have brought Britain to its knees
Years of austerity, and then the Truss-Kwarteng fiasco, have compounded the self-inflicted isolation of leaving the EU

William Keegan

08, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The cult of maths has brainwashed our schools – and Rishi Sunak has fallen for it too | Simon Jenkins
The arts, sport, acquisition of complex life skills: all must be sacrificed on the altar of the easily measurable, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

05, Jan, 2023 @5:26 PM

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Labour dismisses Rishi Sunak’s five new pledges as mostly ‘so easy it would be difficult not to achieve them’ – as it happened
Prime minister urges public to judge him on whether he delivers on new pledges but Labour says most ‘were happening anyway’

Tom Ambrose (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

04, Jan, 2023 @7:28 PM

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The day Queen Elizabeth died: the inside story of her final hours
As meticulously laid palace plans kicked in, others were taken by surprise. We recall those historic hours

Caroline Davies and Jessica Elgot

30, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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After their annus horribilis of 2022, what will the Tories be wishing for in the new year? | Katy Balls
Rishi Sunak presides over a party still bitterly divided over what was the biggest mistake in the year of three prime ministers, says the Spectator’s Katy Balls

Katy Balls

30, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Sunak isn’t Johnson or Truss, but does anyone know who he is – or what he wants for Britain? | Henry Hill
After a manic year, the PM has given his party stability. But he’ll need to do more to resist Labour and reassure his panicky MPs, says Henry Hill, deputy editor of ConservativeHome

Henry Hill

28, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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In 2022 Liz Truss tried to bin economic orthodoxy – but what is it?
Rishi Sunak soon rowed back from his predecessor’s chaotic experiment, reasserting the seven pillars of UK Treasury wisdom

Larry Elliott Economics editor

27, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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