Ed Davey: Truss government is probably most rightwing in modern UK history

Exclusive: Lib Dem leader says refusal to allow OBR scrutiny of mini-budget ‘shows economy is being run by ideology, not a plan’

Liz Truss is leading perhaps the most rightwing government in modern British history, with an economic plan shaped by ideology rather than evidence, the Liberal Democrat leader, Ed Davey, has warned before this week’s mini-budget.

Davey, whose party’s annual conference was cancelled because it coincided with the Queen’s funeral, told the Guardian that Truss’s decision to style Friday’s announcement as a “fiscal event” rather than a budget seemed to be aimed at preventing the independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) scrutinising its impact.

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@lionheart8279

RT @PippaCrerar: EXCL: Lib Dem leader Ed Davey scathing about Liz Truss's approach on the economy: "The failure to have an OBR assessment s…

Posted on: 2022-09-28 16:31

@tonypickett

RT @haveringlibdems: Ed Davey: Truss government is probably most right wing in modern UK history https://t.co/IQYuMXOQvw

Posted on: 2022-09-27 14:19

@PhillipKerle

RT @WminsterLibDems: So the Conservatives are offering the banks a £6 billion tax cut and failing to impose a windfall tax on oil and gas c…

Posted on: 2022-09-26 22:16

@fluxcapdoodah

RT @LordRennard: This would have been the basis of a good Leader’s speech https://t.co/GtrwiVGVaX

Posted on: 2022-09-26 15:22

@kjwest69

RT @DuncanPonikwer: The failure to have an OBR assessment shows the economy is being run by ideology, not a plan,” Davey said. “…And that s…

Posted on: 2022-09-25 18:39

@kjwest69

RT @JamesMacCleary: “The failure to have an OBR assessment shows the economy is being run by ideology, not a plan,” says @EdwardJDavey - an…

Posted on: 2022-09-25 18:36

@kjwest69

RT @LibDems: “The failure to have an OBR assessment shows the economy is being run by ideology, not a plan. They clearly don’t want the evi…

Posted on: 2022-09-25 18:35

@eastengland_YL

Ed Davey's new Guardian article on Liz Truss' right-wing government is a must read for any aspiring Young Liberal… https://t.co/LK7gPCubAU

Posted on: 2022-09-25 18:28

@Lorrain95641731

RT @GdnPolitics: Ed Davey: Truss government is probably most rightwing in modern UK history https://t.co/BqClSgrsvB

Posted on: 2022-09-25 16:59

@MaxineFearn3

Ed Davey: Truss government is probably most rightwing in modern UK history https://t.co/uXlOkoCnmt

Posted on: 2022-09-25 13:03

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