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PM liz truss speech: disruption will be worth it for growth
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PM: disruption will be worth it for growth  

Prime Minister Liz Truss will deliver her Tory conference speech today to explain why she thinks the current disruption caused by her economic policies will be worth it.

‘Imagine losing £65bn and keeping your job’: Twitter reacts to tax U-turn
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‘Imagine losing £65bn and keeping your job’: Twitter reacts to tax U-turn

The Guardian says You know that the first mini-budget hasn’t gone down that well when before you’ve even been in office for a month “resign” is trending on Twitter, and following Monday’s climbdown over the abolishment of the 45p tax rate, social media was awash with people poking fun at the prime minister, Liz Truss, and her beleaguered chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng.

Truss criticised over Treasury boss sacking

Liz Truss is facing criticism following the sacking of the top official at the Treasury – just within days of her becoming the country’s new prime minister.

Liz Truss set to announce £130bn energy bill bailout
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Liz Truss set to announce £130bn energy bill bailout

The Guardian says Liz Truss will finally present her long-awaited plans to tackle soaring energy bills on Thursday, with some Tory MPs conceding this is already a make-or-break moment for her entire premiership.

Liz Truss set to unveil plans to cut energy bills for millions
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Liz Truss set to unveil plans to cut energy bills

PM Liz Truss will unveil her plans to help the public amid soaring energy prices. The government plans are expected to limit energy bill rises, spending billions to protect people from rising prices.

PMQs LIVE - PM Liz Truss faces Sir Keir Starmer
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PMQs LIVE – PM Liz Truss faces Sir Keir Starmer

She’s only two days into the top job and Liz Truss is set for a major moment today – her first PMQs.
Yesterday she announced her cabinet, where she ditched all Rishi Sunak supporters including Grant Shapps, Priti Patel and Dominic Raab. Her cabinet is made up of her allies and those right of the Tory party.

LIVE: Liz Truss makes first Downing Street speech as new PM
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LIVE: Liz Truss makes first Downing Street speech as new PM

LIVE: Liz Truss makes first Downing Street speech as new PM

Her political journey has been a strange one, from liberal Democrat to Conservative, Remainer to Brexit enthusiast, it’s hard to imagine Liz Truss walking through the famous black door of No 10. 

Who is Liz Truss? Meet the UK’s next prime minister
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Who is Liz Truss? Meet the UK’s next prime minister

Liz Truss, the newly-appointed UK prime minister, has had an interesting political rise – from Liberal Democrat to Tory, from Remainer to Brexiteer.

Who is Liz Truss? And what comes next?

Today’s news summary - Paper Talk
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Today’s news summary – Paper Talk 

Monday’s front pages are leading on the presumption that Liz Truss will become the country’s next prime minister – expected to be announced at 12:30 BST. 

Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak to be announced as next PM today
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UK’s next PM to be announced today 

The UK will today learn who will succeed Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative party and therefore the country’s prime minister.