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Was Liz Truss denied a ‘realistic chance’ to succeed?

5 February 2023

5:49 PM

5 February 2023

5:49 PM

‘I assumed upon entering Downing Street that my mandate would be respected and accepted. How wrong I was.’ This is the crux of Liz Truss’s defence of her 49 days in Downing Street: the shortest-ever stint for a Prime Minister. It is also the start of her attempt at a political comeback.

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