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Liz Truss fights for survival as even allies say she could have only days left

By Pippa Crerar

16 Oct 2022 · 5 min read

Editor's Note

The embattled prime minister is gathering her cabinet ministers on Monday and is meeting with mutineers in her own party—all to salvage her premiership. But will it help? The Guardian reports.

Liz Truss is fighting for her political survival, with Conservative MPs threatening to oust her and even allies warning she has just days to turn around her premiership despite ripping up her economic strategy and appointing Jeremy Hunt as chancellor.

The beleaguered prime minister will attempt to shore up her crumbling support by gathering her cabinet ministers at No 10 on Monday and then embarking on a series of meetings with mutinous Tory MPs before the next budget in a fortnight’s time.

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