4 Oct 2022

Liz Truss tries to curb Cabinet squabbling amid backbench ‘coup’

Political Editor

The spectre of cuts loomed large at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham today – with cabinet ministers openly disagreeing.

Liz Truss refuses to say whether benefits will keep up with inflation but tonight faces it blowing up into another row. And for millions of working people on benefits there were accusations from the Home Secretary that they are on them by choice. What she called a “Benefits Street” culture.