4 Oct 2021

Sunak says tax cuts will have to wait

Political Editor

The Chancellor has defended his decision to put up taxes last month, telling the Conservative conference here that it is unfunded spending pledges and reckless borrowing that are “un-Conservative” and immoral.

Rishi Sunak said he wanted the government to be judged on the number of jobs it created and told party members that tackling the cost of living was one of the government’s central missions.