Liz Truss

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Kwasi Kwarteng suggests champagne reception was a mistake after confirming U-turn on 45p tax rate plan – live
Chancellor says donor reception ‘wasn’t the best way to go’ after confirming government will abandon plan to scrap top tax rate

Andrew Sparrow

03, Oct, 2022 @8:02 AM

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Liz Truss abandons plan to scrap 45p top rate of income tax amid Tory revolt
Government makes U-turn over proposal to abolish top-rate tax cut after growing backlash over mini-budget

Peter Walker and Virginia Harrison

03, Oct, 2022 @6:51 AM

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Here’s the question to define this sorry era: Truss or Johnson, which is worse? | Julian Baggini
The former PM was a shambles; his successor is a zealot. Still, calling for him to be replaced was a risk we had to take, says philosopher Julian Baggini

Julian Baggini

03, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Food bank near Truss and Kwarteng’s homes says locals need ‘torrent’ of help
Greenwich charity in south-east London admits it will struggle to meet demand without surge in donations

Josh Halliday

03, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Unions brand bid to exempt firms with up 500 staff from new rules ‘reckless’
Government says change would apply to all new regulations and it would look to raise in threshold in future

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

02, Oct, 2022 @8:40 PM

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Tory MPs threaten rebellion against Liz Truss over mini-budget
Party conference overshadowed by fears that refusing to do a U-turn on tax and spending cuts will kill off election chances

Pippa Crerar, Jessica Elgot, Peter Walker and Aubrey Allegretti

02, Oct, 2022 @7:36 PM

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Truss’s mini-budget looks likely to cost the Tories the next election | Pippa Crerar
Tory MPs fear voters see them as the nasty party again after the prime minister refused to rethink tax cuts for the rich

Pippa Crerar Political editor

02, Oct, 2022 @7:14 PM

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Michael Gove tells Liz Truss that cutting tax for highest earners is wrong – as it happened
Latest updates: Michael Gove says Truss should abandon plan to scrap 45% top rate of tax as large crowds protest in Birmingham

Andrew Sparrow

02, Oct, 2022 @6:32 PM

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Tory MPs hit back after threats issued to those opposing 45p tax rate abolition
Party chair Jake Berry’s ‘very provocative and very silly’ warning risks ‘breaking the dam’, say backbenchers

Jessica Elgot, Aubrey Allegretti and Ben Quinn

02, Oct, 2022 @6:07 PM

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Radon Liz hits the Tory conference with all smirks blazing | John Crace
Upbeat yet catatonic, the prime minister gives party members the impression she positively enjoys being unpopular

John Crace

02, Oct, 2022 @6:02 PM

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The Guardian view on the Tory conference: a carnival of shame | Editorial
Editorial: The Conservative party will regret inflicting a prime minister on Britain who has packed so much failure into such a short time


02, Oct, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Mini-budget debacle likely to create tension between Truss and Kwarteng
The turmoil in financial markets has led to reports of friction between the prime minister and her closest political ally, the chancellor

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

02, Oct, 2022 @5:26 PM

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