Newspaper Round Up: 25th of September 2022

Sunday Telegraph Front Page 25th of September 2022

“Truss plans to cut taxes again in New Year” is the headline leading the front of the Sunday Telegraph. It comes after Friday’s mini-budget drew widespread criticism and saw the pound fall to a 37-year low against the dollar as financial markets reacted. According to the paper, the prime minister is planning further reductions in income tax and discounts for savers and child benefit claimants. The paper reports that, despite some opposition from rebel Tory MPs, ministers have vowed to press ahead with cuts and deregulation.

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Observer Front Page 25th of September 2022

Meanwhile, Sir Keir Starmer has unveiled a “green growth plan” to counter the tax cuts announced by the government, the Observer reports. Under the proposals, the Labour leader plans to turn the UK into an independent green “superpower” before 2030 by significantly expanding wind and solar energy. The Labour leader said he will double the amount of onshore wind, triple solar and more than quadruple offshore wind power, the Observer adds. Sir Keir said the move would slash hundreds of pounds off annual household energy bills and make the country more self-sufficient.

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