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# Mini-Budget

This year
One year on, Liz Truss defends her mini-budget that sparked an economic crisis
Truss was forced out of office last October following the effects of the Budget.
Taoiseach: Upcoming cost-of-living package will not be on the scale of a mini-budget
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar confirmed that there would be both targeted and universal measures within the package.
Last year
Liz Truss says she is 'sorry' for mistakes after gruelling day in British politics
Jeremy Hunt earlier rolled back almost all of the tax measures within the UK Government’s mini-budget.
Kwarteng defends mini-budget as devolved administrations call for urgent talks
Liz Truss has admitted the Government caused ‘disruption’ of the markets, but insisted they were right to act.
Liz Truss endures local radio blitz and defends mini-budget despite market turmoil
The Prime Minister defended Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s measures, despite admitting the Government’s decisions have been ‘controversial’.
Bank of England launches emergency bond-buying action as UK borrowing costs soar
It comes after the International Monetary Fund called on the UK government to ‘reevaluate’ its tax-cutting strategy.
Poll: Should the Government implement a 'mini-budget' to deal with cost-of-living issues?
Six protests are being held in cities and major towns across the country over cost-of-living.
All time
Noonan almost halves Budget projection for economic growth in 2012
The latest Stability Programme Update – which wasn’t expected until Monday – cuts growth projections from 1.3pc to 0.7pc.
Minister to reveal on Monday whether mini-Budget is needed
The next Stability Programme Update is due out next Monday – but Michael Noonan remains insistent that we’ll meet our targets.
No mini-Budget planned this summer - Brian Hayes
Hayes said a proposed €400million in cuts “would harm the economy” as it struggles to regain growth.
Budget body says Ireland could need €400m mini-budget
The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says the Budget’s projections for economic growth may have been too ambitious.
Ireland will outperform eurozone despite dip in exports - Ulster Bank
Ulster Bank also says we could be presented with the need for a mini-Budget, but advises against introducing one.