Politics

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Sadiq Khan received racist abuse after false reports he blocked Queen statue
Telegraph incorrectly claimed the London mayor had ruled out a sculpture of the late Queen on Trafalger Square’s fourth plinth

Peter Walker Political correspondent

02, Oct, 2022 @1:43 PM

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Jacob Rees-Mogg’s business partner given senior ministerial role
City financier who cofounded investment firm with business secretary is made trade minister

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

02, Oct, 2022 @12:52 PM

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BBC apologises after technical glitches mar Liz Truss interview
Blackout during PM’s appearance on Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg prompted social media quips about ‘interference’

Matthew Weaver

02, Oct, 2022 @11:26 AM

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Liz Truss’s pre-conference interview with Laura Kuenssberg – the key points
The prime minister appeared at ease despite mounting Tory unrest after the mini-budget

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

02, Oct, 2022 @10:32 AM

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‘I’ve lost confidence in them but I don’t know if I can switch’: Tories in West Midlands face voting dilemma
Few seem willing to change parties in the home of the fabled swing-voting ‘Worcester woman’ but Liz Truss’s days may be numbered

Andrew Anthony

02, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Back in business’: Labour’s red wallers who lost seats looking for comebacks
Riding the new mood around Labour, defeated MPs are planning a comeback or putting their name forward to stand in new seats

Toby Helm Political editor

02, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Truss says she should have ‘laid ground better’ but stands by mini-budget
PM refuses to rule out public spending cuts and real-terms drop in benefits to pay for fiscal plans

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

02, Oct, 2022 @9:37 AM

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To win an outright Commons majority, Labour will have to gamble
Surging poll numbers mean the party can dare to dream of No 10, but it’s been here before, and the path is riskier than ever

Robert Ford

02, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Disconnected from reality’: Tory MPs plan rebellion over Liz Truss’s economic agenda
Prime minister is facing the same fate as Theresa May when the Commons returns and could even be removed as leader

Michael Savage Policy Editor

02, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Ten days that shook the British political world: the inside story of Tory collapse
Last Friday, Liz Truss and her chancellor expected acclaim for their mini-budget. This weekend, she goes into her first Tory conference as leader – battling for survival

Toby Helm, Michael Savage & Kalyeena Makortoff

02, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Two of prime minister’s senior advisers being paid through lobbying company
Aides Alice Robinson and Mac Chapwell paid by company run by Liz Truss’s new chief of staff

Nadeem Badshah

01, Oct, 2022 @8:59 PM

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Liz Truss’s poll ratings plummet lower than Boris Johnson’s before he was forced out
Prime minister’s net approval falls to -37, while just 12% say mini-budget was ‘good’

Michael Savage Policy Editor

01, Oct, 2022 @7:47 PM

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