Liz Truss

What foreign policy would look like under a PM Truss

6 August 2022 9:00 am

What foreign policy would look like under a PM Truss

Will China hawks match words with deeds?

4 August 2022 12:16 am

In the Tory leadership race both Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak have been keen to talk tough on China. Truss…

Sturgeon isn't an 'attention seeker'

3 August 2022 2:40 am

There is a lot of pearl-clutching over Liz Truss’s dismissive remarks about Nicola Sturgeon. Much of it involves conflating a…

Is Liz Truss too comfortable?

2 August 2022 7:03 am

After England scored their first goal last night, the team visibly relaxed and had a spell of playing happily until…

The real difference between Sunak and Truss's tax policies

2 August 2022 12:53 am

The Tory leadership race is becoming a test of patience. Today Rishi Sunak has laid out his plan to slash…

Sunak is running out of time

1 August 2022 8:34 pm

This could be the biggest week of the Tory leadership campaign: postal ballots will start arriving on members’ doormats in…

Poll: Tory voters prefer Truss over Sunak

30 July 2022 6:14 pm

The Tory leadership races is a tale of two approaches: Liz Truss appears to be campaigning to win the party…

Why Liz Truss shouldn’t be PM

30 July 2022 9:00 am

Two and a half years ago I joined the Tory party to vote for Boris, then unjoined as soon as…

Rishi’s mad dash: can he catch up with Truss?

30 July 2022 9:00 am

Why Sunak suddenly finds himself facing defeat

Trussonomics doesn’t add up

30 July 2022 9:00 am

I’ve been lucky enough in my working life so far to hold a string of jobs that have allowed me…

Andrew Neil's interview with Rishi Sunak – as it happened

30 July 2022 4:00 am

Rishi Sunak was interviewed by Andrew Neil on Channel 4 tonight. He was quizzed on inflation, the NHS backlog and more. Liz Truss,…

Truss gambit outflanks Sunak on China

28 July 2022 7:30 am

Talk about a tale of two campaigns. China has been one of the dominant themes this week in the Tory…

Liz Truss's failed Lib Dem bid revealed

27 July 2022 10:30 pm

She is the current favourite to be our next Prime Minister but Liz Truss hasn’t always been such a staunch…

Will Liz Truss dare to face Andrew Neil?

25 July 2022 9:39 pm

It’s six weeks to go until voting closes for the Tory leadership and polls suggest that Liz Truss is the…

Last ones standing: the leadership finalists on taxes, net zero and freedom of speech

23 July 2022 9:00 am

The leadership candidates on taxes, net zero and freedom of speech

Liz Truss is no Margaret Thatcher

23 July 2022 9:00 am

The late Senator Lloyd Bentsen was 26 years older than the young Senator Dan Quayle when in 1988 they crossed…

The ruthless inefficiency of the Tory party

23 July 2022 9:00 am

It is hard to love the Conservative party. But one reason it has at least always commanded a certain amount…

Priti and Truss back MPs over Beijing’s threats

23 July 2022 1:40 am

Most Tories are focusing on the leadership race but for some there are other concerns. Take the five MPs who…

The Tories abandon fiscal conservatism at their peril

21 July 2022 3:49 am

And then there were two. Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss now go to the membership. There’s much talk today about how…

Sunak and Truss make final two – as it happened

20 July 2022 11:31 pm

Britain’s next Prime Minister will be either Rishi Sunak or Liz Truss. Refresh this page for the latest developments. 4.45…

The Conservative party has ceased to be serious

20 July 2022 3:08 am

I’m not sure that the Conservative party wants to win elections. Tom Tugendhat was knocked out of the leadership contest…

The latest Tory leadership debate was a grim spectacle

18 July 2022 3:00 pm

The eyes had it, in last night’s leadership debate. Penny Mordaunt and Rishi Sunak took turns directing to the camera…

The verdict: the second Tory leadership debate

18 July 2022 5:28 am

‘If you’re still watching this debate, well done,’ said Mordaunt, bizarrely, in her closing statement. ‘I wish tonight had been…

The case for Liz Truss

12 July 2022 4:00 pm

The past six years have been a turbulent and controversial time in British politics. Through them all, one person consistently…

Liz Truss enters the leadership contest

11 July 2022 7:04 am

Liz Truss has become the tenth candidate to enter the Tory leadership race. Announcing her intentions in an op-ed for…