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Devolved nations demand meeting amid fears of new era of austerity

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Finance ministers of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland call for urgent meeting with Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng. They warn that the government's spending plans are a "huge gamble" that will mean another decade of austerity. It comes a Ms Truss's key cabinet ally Simon Clarke suggested that the government was exploring ways to shrink the size of the state.
2 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Devolved nations demand urgent meeting with Kwarteng

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Devolved nations demand meeting amid fears of new era of austerity

Finance ministers from the devolved nations have called for an urgent meeting amid fears of new period of austerity. Amid the backlash from the

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Mini-budget: Devolved governments write to Chancellor seeking urgent meeting

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