14 Oct 2022

Can Liz Truss survive as PM?

Liz Truss was always inheriting a difficult job, with a war in Ukraine, a cost of living crisis and a party in need of a fresh start after 12 years in power and the scandals of Boris Johnson.

She’s certainly made a mark. Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini budget has been anything but mini, it’s had a huge impact on the markets, mortgages, gilts, and the pound. It’s also had an impact on how her party and the public view her and that’s what could be really lethal. Today, our political editor, Gary Gibbon, takes us through the first few weeks of Liz Truss’s leadership and how it could be ending before it’s even got started.


Producers: Nina Hodgson and Ka Yee Mak


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