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Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng cancelled meetings in Washington DC where he was attending a summit of the International Monetary Fund in order to jet back to the UK. It is thought chose to leave the US early in order to hold talks with the Prime Minister about more U-turns on the mini-budget set out in the Commons in September. Liz Truss is preparing to hold a press conference at 1pm in which she is widely believed to announce another reversal. The announcement comes as tensions bubble within the Tory Party. Charles Lewington, a former Press Secretary to John Major when he was Prime Minister, warned that Ms Truss would have to resign if the mini-Budget could not get through Parliament.

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