Six weeks after taking office, Liz Truss announces her resignation as leader of the Conservative Party.

British Prime Minister Liz Truss announced Thursday that she is stepping down from the leadership of the Conservative Party after six weeks into office.

In her Downing Street speech, Truss said she took office amid instability, families worrying about how to pay their bills, the war in Ukraine and economic instability around the world, adding: “I was elected by the Conservative Party to try and change the situation. and we did the right thing.” We promised it in terms of energy price guarantees, national insurance, and defined the concept of tax cuts.”

She continued: “I understand… given the situation that I cannot fulfill the mandate to which I was elected by the Conservative Party… I contacted King Charles III and informed him that I had decided to step down as chairman of the Conservative Party while continuing to fulfill my duties as head of the government until it is elected by its supporters.

She said that today she met with the chairman of the 1922 Committee, Sir Graham Brady, and they agreed that the election of the leader of the party would take place next week.

Terrace, who took over as prime minister for the shortest period of time in British history, came under pressure from Conservative Party MPs to resign after Suila Braverman resigned as Home Secretary and the Conservative Party plunged into into chaos amid several calls to her. to resign.

Source: RT

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