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Kwasi Kwarteng suggests Liz Truss took decision to U-turn on 45p rate

Guardian, 03 Oct 2022
Kwasi Kwarteng has suggested Liz Truss took the decision to U-turn on the plan to scrap the 45% top rate of income tax.
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During an interview on BBC Breakfast, the UK chancellor said: 'The prime minister decided not to proceed with the abolition [of the 45p rate].' When repeatedly pressed to clarify the sequence of events, he said the pair had talked and came to the conclusion together.

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