Cost of living: PM orders ministers to plan 90,000 civil service job cuts - but union warns of 'reckless slash and burn'

Boris Johnson has ordered ministers to come up with plans to cut more than 90,000 civil service jobs in order to free up billions of pounds for measures to ease the cost-of-living crisis with possible tax cuts.

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