UK politics: There is a lot of turmoil in British politics. Liz Truss, the chair of Britain’s prime minister, who was elected a month ago, appears to be in danger, as she has sacked her close friend and trusted aide, Finance Minister Quasi Quarteng, who, as chancellor, will continue her economic policies. were implementing. Because of this decision of the Truss, rebel voices have started rising within the governing Conservative Party. In such a situation, once again the speculation of Rishi Sunak’s return to 10 Downing Street has intensified and speculators have shown Sunak’s name at the forefront in the event of a power reversal.
According to British media, Liz Truss does not want to lose her grip on power and that is why she has also changed her plans to cut corporation tax. Meanwhile, news is being received that senior Conservative MPs are sitting on the verge of removing the truss from the PM’s chair.
Britain’s betting market heats up
After the turmoil in Britain and the latest political developments, the betting market has also become hot. Discussions have intensified that 42-year-old Rishi Sunak of Indian origin is going to return to the government in the UK again. Bookmaker aggregator Oddschecker has listed Sunak as the preferred face to replace the 47-year-old Truss. Now he only says that ‘this was not necessary to happen’.
Liz Truss is turning back her promises
According to the report of the news agency The Guardian, some MPs want that the resignation of the British Prime Minister should go among the common people. On the basis of the promises on which Liz Truss became Prime Minister after winning the election, now she is overturning those promises. Allegations were being made that economic instability is increasing in the country due to Quasi. The mini budget he presented saw a fall in the pound due to tax cuts. Simultaneously, government loan interest rates increased.
Now the question arises that if the chair of Prime Minister Liz Truss goes, then who will be ahead in the race for the new British PM. Interestingly, there is also a possibility of the return of Indian-origin Rishi Sunak in this race, who was defeated by Liz Truss in the election.
Sunak had already warned
However, Sunak has remained silent following the government’s tax cuts, hosting two pre-scheduled parties at a London hotel this week to thank his Ready for Sage leadership campaign team and UK Treasury officials Have given. It is being said that Rishi Sunak had already warned about the tax cut policies of his rival (Liz Truss). A friend of Sunak was quoted as saying by ‘The Sunday Times’ that “His point of view is different, his silence has meaning. Sunak was sensing the situation.
Sunak had resigned from the post of Finance Minister
According to insiders, the UK-born Indian-origin politician, who lost to Truss in the Tory membership vote despite being clearly at the forefront among his parliamentary colleagues, still doesn’t see Sunak as everyone’s choice. He is going. Because in the past he has been a staunch supporter of former Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s camp. He later rebelled against Johnson and resigned as finance minister. He is now completely away from any allegation of conspiring against Truss as he spends time in his constituency these days.
Apart from Sunak, these names are being discussed
Apart from Sunak, the name of Penny Mordaunt, who was third in the election for the post of PM, is also coming to the fore. She is currently serving as the Leader of the House of Commons in the Truss cabinet.
If Truss agrees to step down, then UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace is considered a strong contender as the new PM candidate. Meanwhile, the possibility of Johnson trying his possible comeback hasn’t been ruled out.
On Sunday, the new chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, urged his party to unite behind the truss because “the last thing people really want” is another change of leader. Hunt said, “She’s heard, she’s changed, she’s ready to do the hardest thing about her tax-cutting plans in politics, which is to change behavior.”
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