A Year in British Politics, Part Two: Liz Truss

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Published on January 1, 2023 - Duration: 01:45s

A Year in British Politics, Part Two: Liz Truss

By September 2022, Liz Truss had beaten Rishi Sunak in the Tory leadership race, and by October, a lettuce had beaten Liz Truss.

She became the UK’s shortest-serving Prime Minister - lasting just 45 days in office.

Two days after Truss asked the Queen’s permission to form a government, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch died.

This bought her time before she had to deliver her plan of action, In the end, that came in the form of a disastrous budget that saw the value of the pound drop to an all-time low.

Report by Hajariv.

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