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First-time buyer challenges minister over 10.4% mortgage offer

[ad_1] A young first-time buyer has challenged a government minister after her initial mortgage offer of 4.5% interest was withdrawn and replaced with a 10.4% deal following last week's mini-budget.Rabia told BBC One's Question Time panel in Manchester that she would be unable to afford the new rate. "I was given four different offers of interest rates and none of them are now available," she says.Local Government Minister Paul Scully
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Labour MP Rosie Duffield on lack of contact with Keir Starmer

[ad_1] Rosie Duffield said she felt “safer” being back at the Labour conference this year but has not yet heard from her leader.She did not attend the 2021 gathering after speaking out on women's issues. The MP said she had spoke to Sir Keir Stammer about those issues at the time, but they have not talked since.Speaking to the BBC at the Liverpool conference, the Canterbury MP said she had
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Liz Truss on bankers bonuses and helping families pay energy bills

[ad_1] Prime Minister Liz Truss was asked about allowing bankers to get bigger bonuses while many people were struggling to pay their energy bills.Speaking in New York, she told BBC political editor Chris Mason, she was "absolutely prepared" to take "difficult decisions" to make the UK economy more competitive.Liz Truss says higher energy bills worth paying for security [ad_2] Source link