Kwasi Kwartang Claims He Told Liz Truss To ‘Slow Down Things’ – Follow Live

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Kwasi Kwarteng has claimed he told ex-Prime Minister Liz Truss to “take it easy” after their market-breaking mini-Budget was announced.

“She said, ‘Well, I only have two years,’ and I said, ‘You’ll get two months if you keep going like this,'” he said.

Meanwhile, Rishi Sunak said yesterday that he is confident that “goodwill and pragmatism” could lead to a breakthrough in the Northern Ireland protocol negotiations. He also said he was “satisfied” with the progress.

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“We all recognize that the protocol has a real impact on the ground,” the prime minister told reporters at the British-Irish Council summit in the northwest of England.

It is the first time in 15 years that a British Prime Minister has attended the biennial meeting. “I discussed this with (Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin) we had a very positive meeting and what I want is to find a negotiated solution, preferably.”

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And the TBEN reported that UK Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, examined daily government spending for three years beyond 2025 in next Thursday’s autumn statement of a freeze in real terms, which would save about £27 billion ($31.67 billion) a year by 2028.

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Kwasi Kwarteng told Liz Truss they are ‘slowing down’ after mini budget

Kwasi Kwarteng has claimed he told former prime minister, Liz Truss, to “slow down” after the market-cracking mini-budget was announced.

He also criticized her “insane” decision to fire him as chancellor for implementing her tax cut policies.

Mr Kwarteng declined to apologize for the financial turmoil caused by his and Ms Truss’s disastrous mini-budget, but acknowledged that “there was turbulence and I regret that”. a much more measured approach”.

Maroosha MuzaffarNov 11 2022 04:41

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Welcome to TBEN’s live blog on British politics on Friday 11th November.

Maroosha MuzaffarNov 11 2022 04:38