Former UK PM Truss criticises Sunak policies as pressure builds
Liz Truss staunchly supported Boris Johnson during his tenure as prime minister – Copyright AFP –
Former UK prime minister Liz Truss on Sunday criticised her successor Rishi Sunak “detrimental” tax policies, as the current leader also faced pressure from another predecessor Boris Johnson over his Ukraine strategy.
Truss came to power in September, immediately implementing a radical tax-slashing agenda.
But her plans spooked the markets and threatened to take down the pension sector and she was forced out after only 44 days, making her the country’s shortest-serving leader ever.
In her first intervention since losing her job, she argued that the “powerful economic establishment” took her down, and that her replac