Here's what Rishi Sunak has in mind as chancellor maps out a "post-Covid" economy.
First he was pictured with an £180 "supermug", now the Chancellor's sandals-and-socks look draws attention.
Business minister Paul Scully could not say whether public sector workers will get a pay rise above inflation next year.
Treasury makes another announcement ahead of Wednesday's statement.
Labour accused the chancellor of "smoke and mirrors" as well as re-announcing old plans before the big day.
A treasury source accused business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng of “making things up” following his comments over the weekend.
“Whatever this is, it’s not building back better."
The Good Morning Britain host pointed out how accurate Operation Yellowhammer's post-Brexit predictions were.
"The closest thing to the Emperor’s New Clothes without actually 'jogging' naked through the streets."
The chancellor denied he was being "dogmatic" by refusing to reverse the benefit cut despite rising prices.