5 Feb 2023

Liz Truss: Former PM defends economic plan that cost her leadership

Policy Correspondent

She might have been the shortest-serving prime minister in history but months after her sudden downfall, Liz Truss has defended her economic policies, blaming the “left wing establishment” instead.

Some of her Conservative colleagues defended her tax cutting plans – but others have remained critical – while Labour said her policies had been “incoherent and unsustainable”.