PMQs: RECAP as Liz Truss tells MPs "I am a fighter not a quitter"

Liz Truss will square off against the Labour leader and other Opposition leaders in Prime Minister’s Questions for the first time since her new Chancellor Jeremy Hunt ripped up her plan for tax cuts

The Prime Minister faces disquiet from Tory MPs over plans for public spending cuts across all departments, after Mr Hunt warned of decisions of “eye-watering difficulty” to plug the Government’s multibillion-pound financial black hole.

Sir Keir Starmer, Ian Blackford and others will grill the PM on her latest plans following the economic fallout around her mini budget.

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Screen grab of Prime Minister Liz Truss listening to Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves' response the Chancellor's statement in the House of Commons, London. Picture date: Monday October 17, 2022.Screen grab of Prime Minister Liz Truss listening to Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves' response the Chancellor's statement in the House of Commons, London. Picture date: Monday October 17, 2022.
Screen grab of Prime Minister Liz Truss listening to Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves' response the Chancellor's statement in the House of Commons, London. Picture date: Monday October 17, 2022.

The Prime Minister could be quizzed on the cost of living crisis, her tax cut U-turn and pensions, following an admission from Downing Street that Ms Truss could ditch the key manifesto commitment to increase state pensions in line with inflation sparked a swift backlash.

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