Unrepentant Truss urges UK govt to cut taxes to boost growth

Former UK prime minister Liz Truss has urged finance minister Jeremy Hunt to cut taxes to stimulate the country’s economy. – EPA pic, September 18, 2023.

FORMER Conservative prime minister Liz Truss today waded in to give the Tory government economic advice, nearly a year after she triggered market turmoil and took the UK to the brink of financial meltdown.

In a speech, Truss blamed “25 years of economic consensus” and complacency for causing stagnation, due to an “anti-growth coalition” of the “political and economic establishment”. 

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