Liz Truss may yet have the last laugh over Rishi Sunak

Liz Truss may yet have the last laugh over Rishi Sunak
Liz Truss's term as PM – 49 days – is the shortest in UK history. (Image: Getty)
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By Martin Ivens It took a heart of stone not to laugh at the Sunday newspaper headline that introduced former UK prime minister Liz Truss’s 4,000-word apologia for her brief, seven-week administration: “Truss: I was brought down by the left-wing economic establishment.”When I last looked, the bond markets – which went into meltdown over Truss’s budget of unfunded tax cuts last September – were not a hotbed of Bolshevik activity.Nor are the civil servants of His Majesty’s Treasury and the Office for...

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