The Truss Ministry:07/09/2022
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In her first address to the nation as Prime Minister, upon flying back from Balmoral after being asked by the Queen to form a government, Liz Truss vowed to ‘ride out the storm’ unleashed by the aftermath of COVID-19 and Russia’s war in Ukraine. After paying tribute to her predecessor, Truss made three pledges to the public focusing on the economic crisis, the energy crisis, and the NHS.
Truss maintained her core policy stance of cutting taxes, deregulating, and reforming the economy to spur growth. She promised action this week to tackle the energy crisis involving a financial package to address the predicted soaring energy prices this winter. She also committed to a longer-term effort to secure Britain’s energy supply and energy security. Lastly, Truss announced her third priority was the NHS and ensuring thateveryone can get doctor’s appointment and the medical treatment they require.
Truss then entered her new residence of 10 Downing Street officially as the nation’s new Prime Minister.
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