© 2020 – 2021 AEA3 WEB
Image default

Sunak insists he will not trash Tories’ reputation for ‘fiscal responsibility’

Amid backbench discord, chancellor tells conference tax cuts can only come once public finances on surer footing

  • All the latest from the Tory conference – live

Rishi Sunak has insisted he will not trash the Tories’ reputation for “fiscal responsibility” and that tax cuts will only come when public finances are back on a “sustainable footing”, in the face of backbench unhappiness with the government’s spending plans.

In his first in-person party conference speech since taking charge at the Treasury, the chancellor said it would be “un-Conservative” and economically irresponsible to “stack up bills for future generations to pay”.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Questions in Kabul as two top Taliban leaders ‘missing from public view’


Police spy issued ‘nasty’ threat to woman’s family, inquiry told


Global food industry on course to drive rapid habitat loss – research


Your ads here. Click here