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# liz-truss - Last month November 2022

Boris Johnson ally Nadine Dorries claims ex-PM ‘will be back’ one day
# No 10
# No 10

Boris Johnson ally Nadine Dorries claims ex-PM ‘will be back’ one day

Nov 12th 2022, 2:10 PM 12,685 Views 11 Comments

The former UK culture minister said Boris Johnson threw a ‘successful’ party to thank his supporters after he bowed out of the race to replace Liz Truss.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ‘to cut defence spending in real terms’ as inflation soars
# Defence Spending
# Defence Spending

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ‘to cut defence spending in real terms’ as inflation soars

Nov 12th 2022, 7:13 AM 9,691 Views 2 Comments

The allowance for all departments, including the Ministry of Defence, will rise in line with the 2021 spending review, according to reports.

Kwasi Kwarteng told Liz Truss her decision to sack him was 'mad'
# Tax Cuts
# Tax Cuts

Kwasi Kwarteng told Liz Truss her decision to sack him was 'mad'

Nov 11th 2022, 8:38 AM 20,369 Views 12 Comments

He also advised Truss to “slow down” her radical economic reforms.

# liz-truss - October October 2022

QUIZ: How well do you know Prime Ministers?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

QUIZ: How well do you know Prime Ministers?

Oct 22nd 2022, 10:00 PM 44,004 Views 35 Comments

44 days…

Sunak collects 100 Tory nominations as Mordaunt announces bid and three ministers back Johnson
# No 10
# No 10

Sunak collects 100 Tory nominations as Mordaunt announces bid and three ministers back Johnson

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 10:08 PM 68,597 Views 42 Comments

Who will emerge as the top candidate to be the UK’s next prime minister?

Stability of UK economy in Ireland’s interest, says finance minister
# UK Economy
# UK Economy

Stability of UK economy in Ireland’s interest, says finance minister

Oct 21st 2022, 11:21 AM 6,314 Views 8 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said he hopes close cooperation between the two countries can resume with a new UK prime minister.

And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?
# 10 Downing Street
# 10 Downing Street

And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 9:20 AM 29,379 Views 40 Comments

Boris Johnson is said to be flying back to the UK amid rumours of a comeback.

'The bitter end': British newspapers react to the resignation of Liz Truss
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'The bitter end': British newspapers react to the resignation of Liz Truss

Oct 21st 2022, 7:14 AM 29,247 Views 30 Comments

Truss confirmed her resignation during a statement outside Downing Street yesterday.

From economic turmoil to chaos in the Commons: The events that led to Liz Truss's resignation
# Is That All There Liz
# Is That All There Liz

From economic turmoil to chaos in the Commons: The events that led to Liz Truss's resignation

Oct 21st 2022, 12:05 AM 9,513 Views 7 Comments

Truss announced her resignation yesterday afternoon after just 44 days in office.

As It Happened: PM hopefuls need 100 nominations from Tory MPs to enter race to replace Truss
Live Oct 20th 2022, 8:02 PM

As It Happened: PM hopefuls need 100 nominations from Tory MPs to enter race to replace Truss

Truss has quit - so what happens now and who might take over?
# Now What
# Now What

Truss has quit - so what happens now and who might take over?

Updated Oct 20th 2022, 5:43 PM 28,901 Views 29 Comments

Rishi Sunak? Penny Mordaunt? … Boris Johnson?

Labour leader Keir Starmer calls for a general election 'now' after Liz Truss resigns as PM
# Uk General Election
# Uk General Election

Labour leader Keir Starmer calls for a general election 'now' after Liz Truss resigns as PM

Updated Oct 20th 2022, 4:00 PM 15,998 Views 26 Comments

‘The Conservative Party has shown it no longer has a mandate to govern,’ said Keir Starmer.

Taoiseach: New British prime minister needs to be appointed 'as quickly as possible'
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Taoiseach: New British prime minister needs to be appointed 'as quickly as possible'

Updated Oct 20th 2022, 3:48 PM 8,864 Views 18 Comments

Truss resigned after just six weeks in office.

'Chaos', 'on the brink', 'cut to shreds': How UK papers dealt with yesterday's political mayhem
# Hanging On
# Hanging On

'Chaos', 'on the brink', 'cut to shreds': How UK papers dealt with yesterday's political mayhem

Oct 20th 2022, 8:02 AM 30,001 Views 26 Comments

It was an eventful day in Britain.

Truss's morning on the brink amid Braverman resignation and chaos in the House of Commons
# Commons Chaos
# Commons Chaos

Truss's morning on the brink amid Braverman resignation and chaos in the House of Commons

Oct 20th 2022, 7:26 AM 26,989 Views 23 Comments

There were mounting calls for the Prime Minister to step down, before did at lunchtime today.

As It Happened: Truss tells MPs she's 'not a quitter' during tense Prime Minister's Questions
Live Oct 19th 2022, 12:15 PM

As It Happened: Truss tells MPs she's 'not a quitter' during tense Prime Minister's Questions

Keep Calm and Carry On or quit: Is Truss certain to be ousted and how might it happen?
# Truss Issues
# Truss Issues

Keep Calm and Carry On or quit: Is Truss certain to be ousted and how might it happen?

Oct 18th 2022, 3:33 PM 13,289 Views 7 Comments

The British Prime Minister is battling to save her position despite several Tory MPs publicly calling for her to resign.

‘The Ghost PM’: Scathing UK papers deliver verdict on Liz Truss’ extraordinary day
# Liz Truss
# Liz Truss

‘The Ghost PM’: Scathing UK papers deliver verdict on Liz Truss’ extraordinary day

Oct 18th 2022, 7:31 AM 35,373 Views 31 Comments

‘The great office of Prime Minister was yesterday reduced to an unedifying game of ghost-hunting,’ The Sun writes in an editorial.

'I will lead the Conservatives into the next election', Truss declares
# Apology
# Apology

'I will lead the Conservatives into the next election', Truss declares

Oct 17th 2022, 10:24 PM 23,137 Views 34 Comments

The British prime minister said her fiscal policies “went too far and too fast”.

As it happened: Liz Truss says she is 'sorry' for mistakes after gruelling day in British politics
Live Oct 17th 2022, 10:10 PM

As it happened: Liz Truss says she is 'sorry' for mistakes after gruelling day in British politics

British Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to scrap 'almost all' tax measures from UK mini-budget
# Emergency Statement
# Emergency Statement

British Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to scrap 'almost all' tax measures from UK mini-budget

Updated Oct 17th 2022, 1:55 PM 37,114 Views 22 Comments

Hunt is expected to address the House of Commons and will take questions from MPs this afternoon.

UK's embattled PM Liz Truss told: 'The game is up'
# Liz Truss
# Liz Truss

UK's embattled PM Liz Truss told: 'The game is up'

Oct 16th 2022, 5:21 PM 61,422 Views 30 Comments

‘I think the game is up, and it’s now a question as to how the succession is managed,’ said a senior Tory MP.

New UK Chancellor: Tax rises and spending cuts on cards with ‘difficult’ decisions ahead
# Trussonomics
# Trussonomics

New UK Chancellor: Tax rises and spending cuts on cards with ‘difficult’ decisions ahead

Oct 15th 2022, 9:48 AM 18,447 Views 19 Comments

Jeremy Hunt criticised the ‘mistakes’ of Britain’s prime minister Liz Truss administration in his first interview since taking the job.

Truss sacks Kwarteng and makes another mini-budget u-turn in bid to save her premiership
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

Truss sacks Kwarteng and makes another mini-budget u-turn in bid to save her premiership

Updated Oct 14th 2022, 5:36 PM 94,396 Views 80 Comments

Truss has appointed Jeremy Hunt as the new Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Liz Truss holds seven-minute press conference after sacking her Chancellor
Live Oct 14th 2022, 3:07 PM

Liz Truss holds seven-minute press conference after sacking her Chancellor

Ditching Liz Truss would be ‘disastrously bad idea’, says UK Foreign Secretary
# UK
# UK

Ditching Liz Truss would be ‘disastrously bad idea’, says UK Foreign Secretary

Updated Oct 13th 2022, 1:26 PM 26,119 Views 19 Comments

He said the UK Government is focused on getting economic growth despite the market turbulence.

Belfast actor Ciarán Hinds calls on Truss to scrap UK Govt's controversial Troubles legacy plan
# Troubles
# Troubles

Belfast actor Ciarán Hinds calls on Truss to scrap UK Govt's controversial Troubles legacy plan

Oct 11th 2022, 6:00 AM 18,242 Views 5 Comments

The Bill is set for consideration by the House of Lords.

Bank of England takes steps to ensure ‘orderly end’ to emergency bond-buying scheme
# UK
# UK

Bank of England takes steps to ensure ‘orderly end’ to emergency bond-buying scheme

Oct 10th 2022, 9:15 AM 9,250 Views 4 Comments

The Bank is doubling the daily limit on its gilt-buying programme to £10 billion as the scheme draws to a close ahead of Friday’s cut-off.

UK Ministers urge Tory MPs to back Truss or risk electoral defeat
# Liz Truss
# Liz Truss

UK Ministers urge Tory MPs to back Truss or risk electoral defeat

Oct 9th 2022, 9:18 AM 16,386 Views 12 Comments

The appeal for unity comes as fresh polling puts the UK PM’s personal approval rating at minus 47.

Tánaiste describes Northern Ireland Protocol as a ‘little too strict'
# Protocol
# Protocol

Tánaiste describes Northern Ireland Protocol as a ‘little too strict'

Oct 6th 2022, 1:30 PM 11,449 Views 19 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that a window of opportunity now exists for agreement to be reached between the EU and the UK.

M People founder says band are ‘livid’ their song was used by Liz Truss at Tory conference
# Moving On Up
# Moving On Up

M People founder says band are ‘livid’ their song was used by Liz Truss at Tory conference

Oct 5th 2022, 4:42 PM 26,977 Views 9 Comments

The British Prime Minister entered to the track’s famous chorus ‘Cause I’m movin’ on up, you’re movin’ on out’.

'Let's get them removed': Truss' Tory conference speech interrupted by Greenpeace protesters
# Tory Conference
# Tory Conference

'Let's get them removed': Truss' Tory conference speech interrupted by Greenpeace protesters

Updated Oct 5th 2022, 12:05 PM 21,751 Views 18 Comments

She faces a tough task retoring Conservative morale after the U-turn over a totemic tax policy.

British Chancellor shrugs off ‘little turbulence’ after 45p tax rate u-turn
# U-turn
# U-turn

British Chancellor shrugs off ‘little turbulence’ after 45p tax rate u-turn

Updated Oct 3rd 2022, 10:09 PM 84,392 Views 51 Comments

Kwasi Kwarteng delivered his Tory conference speech just hours after abandoning the plan in an effort to stave off a mounting Tory revolt.

There is no reason why Stormont should not be re-established now, Truss says
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

There is no reason why Stormont should not be re-established now, Truss says

Oct 3rd 2022, 8:37 PM 20,715 Views 14 Comments

Liz Truss says she wants a settlement with the EU over the NI Protocol which works for everybody.

Truss admits mistakes over mini-budget but stands by tax-cutting package
# Tory Conference
# Tory Conference

Truss admits mistakes over mini-budget but stands by tax-cutting package

Updated Oct 2nd 2022, 9:43 AM 26,829 Views 21 Comments

Truss rejected calls to sack Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng over his mini-budget turmoil.

Nord Stream 2 pipeline has stopped leaking gas
# Nord Stream Blast
# Nord Stream Blast

Nord Stream 2 pipeline has stopped leaking gas

Updated Oct 1st 2022, 5:28 PM 26,183 Views 23 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was updated on the latest situation in the Baltic by her Danish counterpart Mette Fredriksen.

Kwarteng defends mini-budget as devolved administrations call for urgent talks
# MARKET MELTDOWN
# MARKET MELTDOWN

Kwarteng defends mini-budget as devolved administrations call for urgent talks

Updated Oct 1st 2022, 2:14 PM 17,818 Views 19 Comments

Liz Truss has admitted the Government caused ‘disruption’ of the markets, but insisted they were right to act.

# liz-truss - September September 2022

Liz Truss endures local radio blitz and defends mini-budget despite market turmoil
# MARKET MELTDOWN
# MARKET MELTDOWN

Liz Truss endures local radio blitz and defends mini-budget despite market turmoil

Updated Sep 29th 2022, 10:32 AM 33,168 Views 34 Comments

The Prime Minister defended Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s measures, despite admitting the Government’s decisions have been ‘controversial’.

Trussonomics: UK Chancellor’s budget marks sharp break in economic policy
# UK Budget
# UK Budget

Trussonomics: UK Chancellor’s budget marks sharp break in economic policy

Sep 23rd 2022, 6:06 PM 14,997 Views 8 Comments

Liz Truss sat nodding approvingly as the Chancellor announced a multi-billion pound package of tax cuts.

Biden and Truss discuss Northern Ireland Protocol and Russia in New York meeting
# Us Uk Relations
# Us Uk Relations

Biden and Truss discuss Northern Ireland Protocol and Russia in New York meeting

Updated Sep 21st 2022, 9:30 PM 12,595 Views 11 Comments

The leaders met to talk in New York today.

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