Liz Truss

Who voted for Jeremy Hunt to run Britain?

16 October 2022 7:01 pm

Jeremy Hunt has no mandate to lead Britain. He couldn’t muster sufficient Tory MPs behind him to properly enter the…

Five ways the Liz Truss saga could end

15 October 2022 4:10 am

How does this end? That’s the question being asked by Tory MPs as Liz Truss’s government finds itself in turmoil…

‘She’s just so bad at everything’: Tory MPs turn on Truss

15 October 2022 2:02 am

Liz Truss’s Downing Street press conference has made everything worse, as far as Tory MPs are concerned. As soon as…

Why Truss picked Hunt for Chancellor

14 October 2022 11:33 pm

A day is a long time in politics. Just this morning, a No. 10 source told the BBC the Prime…

Removing PMs hardly ever ends well

14 October 2022 10:38 pm

As Tory MPs appear to descend into a panic of buyers’ remorse over the election of Liz Truss, they would…

Truss says no to spending cuts. Here’s the caveat

12 October 2022 11:44 pm

The mini-Budget was a spending spree. The ‘medium-term fiscal plan’ was meant to explain the funding. But what exactly is…

Crash course: how the Truss revolution came off the road

8 October 2022 9:00 am

Where does the Truss revolution go from here?

Truss is hurting the free-market cause

8 October 2022 9:00 am

In theory, I should be delighted about the Liz Truss project. She is saying the things I’ve been arguing for…

Could it be Rishi by Christmas?

8 October 2022 9:00 am

What was supposed to be a recovery moment for the Conservatives instead looks like a collective nervous breakdown. The Prime…

Give Liz Truss a chance

8 October 2022 9:00 am

Conservative governments have a habit of self-destructing: they die not in battle with political enemies but as a result of…

What crisis? A tough week for Trussonomics

1 October 2022 9:00 am

A tough week for Trussonomics

Maybe Nanny does know best

1 October 2022 9:00 am

Not least among the shivers down my spine as I listen to Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng pump up the…

‘Liz Truss hasn’t understood a word I wrote’, says PM’s favourite author

1 October 2022 3:39 am

As I reported this summer, Liz Truss’s favourite historian is Rick Perlstein, the great chronicler of the rise of the…

Will Liz Truss take on the IMF?

28 September 2022 6:25 am

Tonight the International Monetary Fund has weighed in on the UK’s mini-Budget, offering a direct rebuke of Liz Truss and…

Labour storm ahead of Tories in latest poll

27 September 2022 7:18 am

Tonight’s YouGov poll in the Times is brilliant news for Keir Starmer ahead of his conference speech tomorrow. It has…

Liz Truss is a liberal. So how will she approach immigration?

27 September 2022 12:01 am

Should Tories already be feeling buyer’s remorse over their new leader? It has been only 20 days since Boris Johnson,…

Liz Truss can’t ignore the issue of NHS reform

10 September 2022 9:00 am

It’s hard to think of any Prime Minister who has entered office surrounded by such low expectations. Liz Truss was…

Buckle up! The Liz Truss era is here

10 September 2022 9:00 am

Can Liz Truss grow the economy?

Portrait of the week: Truss in, Johnson out and Nord Stream 1 off

10 September 2022 9:00 am

Home Liz Truss, the new Prime Minister, said in a speech outside 10 Downing Street: ‘Boris Johnson delivered Brexit, the…

Kwasi Kwarteng is a politician from a different age

10 September 2022 9:00 am

Liz Truss doesn’t waste energy on unnecessary emotion. At the announcement of her victory at the QE2 Centre, she ditched…

Truss’s appointments are ruffling Tory feathers

8 September 2022 2:00 am

Liz Truss has started to appoint supporters of her leadership campaign rivals to ministerial positions, answering the demand (mostly from…

Liz Truss should increase Universal Credit

7 September 2022 10:32 pm

Liz Truss’s plans for a two-year energy bill freeze, estimated to cost £100 billion, underscore three points. One, the incoming Prime…

What does the new cabinet tell us about Truss?

7 September 2022 4:10 pm

”Loyalty’ remarked Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe is ‘the Tory party’s secret weapon.’ The near constant blue-on-blue attacks of the last six…

The horrifying truth about Liz Truss

7 September 2022 3:00 am

Was it just me or was Liz Truss actually smirking during her statement outside Downing Street, the one littered with…

Full text: The PM's first speech on the steps of No. 10

7 September 2022 2:42 am

Good afternoon. I have just accepted Her Majesty the Queen’s kind invitation to form a new government. Let me pay…