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The chaotic 24 hours that rocked Britain’s political scene and left the UK leaderless

2022-10-21 08:15:50       source:CNBC

October 20, 2022

LONDON — An extraordinary few days in British politics plunged embattled Prime Minister Liz Truss into turmoil, ultimately leading to her resignation on Thursday afternoon.

Truss has stepped down following a failed tax-cutting budget that rocked financial markets and which led to a revolt within her own Conservative Party.

Wednesday and Thursday saw high-profile resignations, reports of parliamentarians being bullied and one member of the Conservative Party publicly expressing his anger with the government.

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