James Forsyth James Forsyth

Will the OBR torpedo Truss and Kwarteng’s growth plan?

Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng (Credit: Getty images)

It is easy to forget that tax cuts were meant to be the easy part of the Truss agenda. Far more difficult will be the supply side reforms and the spending restraint necessary to put the public finances on a better path. At the government’s medium term fiscal event, currently scheduled for November 23rd but which may be brought forward, Kwasi Kwarteng will have to say how he will sort the public finances.

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