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BREAKING NEWS: Prime Minister Liz Truss resigns

The Prime Minister Liz Truss appeared outside Downing Street just after 1:30 pm today 20 October 2022 and issued this statement.

Earlier this morning Liz Truss requested a meeting with the Chairman of the 1922 Committee Sir Graham Brady.

The Prime Minister said:

‘We delivered on energy bills and National Insurance.

She said she can’t deliver the mandate that Tory members elected her on and therefore she is standing down.

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She remains Prime Minister until as successor is chosen.

There will be a leadership contest completed within the next week, she said.

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