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The Prime Minister survived a cabinet meeting without any minister asking to resign, but one of the Tories’ key economic commitments appears to be under threat.

Ms. Truss is no longer committed to maintaining “triple lock” pensions, Downing Street said, paving the way for a new payment squeeze next year.

The Prime Minister’s spokesman declined to confirm that handouts will rise in line with inflation as previously promised, in what would be another humiliating turnaround.

Retirees will be £ 12,000 worse than their retirement if the government refuses to honor its promise of a triple block of state pensions.

Squeeze “worse than 1976”

As he continues to try to save his job, the Prime Minister might consider what he can learn from his tumultuous first few weeks in office.

The head of the French central bank offered his suggestion, warning that the market turmoil in the UK shows the risk of governments being engulfed in a “vicious circle” if they undermine monetary policy.

François Villeroy de Galhau said the surge in Britain’s borrowing costs following the disastrous mini-budget reinforces the importance of consistency between government and central bank measures.

The new Chancellor has been unambiguous in his desire to dismantle Trussonomics, and nervous markets have supported Jeremy Hunt as hopes of a low-tax Britain have been abandoned.

Ben Wright says this is the core competency aspect, but Jeremy Warner warns that in both cases Britain is doomed to an omnipotent squeeze worse than 1976.

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What could help Ms. Truss avoid future U-turns if she keeps her job?

Andrea Lilico insists that it was the energy rescue that blew up Trussonomics while John Longworth says he understands our current crisis – and why orthodoxy must be abandoned – read Adam Smith.

As the government seeks ways to economically alleviate the cost of living crisis, eliminating DST could save households £ 400 a year on energy bills, according to a study from Queen’s University in Belfast.

Comment and analysis

Worldwide: Xi wants Taiwan “on a faster timeline”

Xi Jinping wants to take over Taiwan “on a much faster timeline” than previously thought, warned Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State. Blinken told a forum at Stanford University that China has become more repressive at home and more aggressive abroad. He accused Xi of “creating tremendous tension” by changing the approach to Taiwan’s self-government, which the Chinese Communist Party has never controlled but claims as its own. China is holding its 20th Party Congress, a political piece that lasted twice in a decade that reveals the outcome of the Chinese leadership’s secret selection, in which Xi is the only candidate. In the new podcast series, Sofia Yan traces Xi’s journey to absolute power.

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