Discussions under way about scrapping parts of mini-budget, reports say, despite No 10 denying there will be further U-turns – live

‘Active’ discussions under way in No 10 about scrapping parts of mini-budget – reports

Sky News’ Sam Coates writes that “active” discussions are under way in Downing Street over whether to scrap parts of the mini-budget.

This is despite the fact that Downing Street has just promised there will not be any more U-turns on the government’s mini-budget.

There is “a conversation going on inside government” about “whether or not to junk some of the measures from the mini-budget”, according to Coates.

Downing Street denying any changes to mini budget but I’m told by sources discusssions underway over which bits might yet be junked give the scale of the concern

Looking at a return to the mandate from the leadership contest

No clarity on timing of announcement if it happens

— Sam Coates Sky (@SamCoatesSky) October 13, 2022

Updated at 07.49 EDT

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This article was written by Léonie Chao-Fong and originally published on www.theguardian.com