Why Liz Truss will not be unchaining Britannia

Robert Shrimsley, writing in the Financial Times, sets out the challenges facing Liz Truss and highlights the recent CPS paper ‘The New Majority’.

“Political realities are about to intrude” on Truss’ radical intentions, he writes, as she faces the “priorities and dismay of newly acquired aspirational working-class supporters” highlighted in the CPS report.

The report found that while many of 2019 Conservative voters back lower personal taxation, they also “want state help on the cost of living and support levelling up” and therefore do not necessarily share Truss’ “goal of labour market deregulation or… disdain for unproductive Brits.”

Read the article here.

Date Added: Wednesday 7th September 2022