Truss is due to make a statement in the House of Commons and is expected to impose a cap on bills that are skyrocketing because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the economic aftershocks of COVID-19 and Brexit.
Britain will cap consumer energy bills for two years and funnel billions to prop up power companies, its new leader Liz Truss said on Thursday in a bid to tackle an energy crisis
My first assumption about Liz Truss was that she would crash and burn as a candidate for the Conservative leadership. My second assumption was that she would crash and burn as prime minister. Matthew Parris, the lapsed-Tory columnist, tells me I should stick to my first and, indeed, second impressions. “Liz Truss is a
The result of the run-off between Foreign Secretary Truss and former finance minister Rishi Sunak will be announced at 12:30 pm on Monday, before the outgoing Johnson formally tenders his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II the next day.
Openly scornful of Liz Truss long before she became prime minister, the Kremlin is in no mood to grant a honeymoon period to Britain’s new leader. Among the many foreign politicians who flew to Moscow at the start of this year in an effort to head off an invasion of Ukraine, it was Truss who appeared to annoy Russia’s
The foreign secretary, who will replace Boris Johnson as PM on Tuesday, walked past her rival without acknowledging him on her way to give her victory speech
In his speech, Johnson stressed that his government’s achievements are undeniable, most notably in the files of Brexit, the coronavirus and the support for Ukraine, saying, “We faced the economic crisis caused by Russian President Vladimir Putin with courage,” he said, according to local media.
Liz Truss took over as British prime minister on Tuesday, vowing immediate action to tackle one of the most daunting set of challenges for an incoming leader in post-War history
What goes on behind the speaker’s chair in the Commons, away from the cameras, tells us a lot about the state of politics. Soon after Buckingham Palace announced that doctors were “concerned” about the Queen’s health, Keir Starmer and Liz Truss both left the chamber — and from the press gallery, I could see them talking,