Could Liz Truss OBR talks be a turning point?

Could Liz Truss OBR talks be a turning point?


They may have lasted less than an hour, but were the OBR crisis talks significant? And could they push PM Liz Truss to alter her mini-budget? Our Economic Expert Stephen King explains what the talks were all about, what the OBR’s statement about them might mean, and what our Prime Minister might be thinking after a tough week. In this episode:


  • What was the purpose of these crisis talks?
  • “Highly unusual” for the PM to take part
  • Why was the Office for Budget Responsibility’s statement so short?
  • Is it a good or bad sign that the talks were so short?
  • Who is optimistic about Liz Truss’s economic plans?


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