UK: Prime Minister Liz Truss throws in the towel

UK: Prime Minister Liz Truss throws in the towel

Barely six weeks into her term, British Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation on Thursday, October 20, calling for an internal vote within the Conservative Party to elect her successor.

In a brief speech outside 10 Downing Street, the Prime Minister said that after “the situation, I cannot fulfill the mandate on which I was elected by the Conservative Party” and to add that an internal vote will take place within his Party ” by next week “.

Liz Truss was still able to win the title of ” shortest term in British history“, while she had previously indicated that she had no intention of giving up on her mission. However, the resignation of two important ministers in the British government and the alarming situation in the country caused Truss to change his mind.

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