As Truss fights to keep her PM job, new finance minister says she made mistakes

LONDON: Britain’s new finance minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday that some taxes will rise and that tough spending decisions are needed, PM says Liz Truss made the mistake as she fought to keep her job just over a month into her term.
In an attempt to appease financial market was chaotic for three weeks, Truss fired Kwasi Kwarteng as prime minister of Friday’s contest of excellence and scrapped parts of their controversial economic package.
With the poll ratings serious for both the ruling Conservative Party and the prime minister personally, and many of her own lawmakers asking, not if, but how Truss should be removed, she He turned to Hunt to help save his post as prime minister less than 40 days after taking office.
“We’re going to have some very difficult decisions ahead,” Hunt said as he toured TV and radio studios to give a candid assessment of the situation facing the country, said Truss. and Kwarteng made a mistake.
“What people want, the market wants, the country needs now, is stability,” Hunt said. “No prime minister can control the market. But what I can do is show that we can pay for our tax and spending plans and that will need some very decisive decisions. difficult in terms of both spending and taxes.”
Truss won the leadership contest to replace Boris Johnson on a platform of massive tax cuts to stimulate growth, which Kwarteng announced last month. But the lack of any details on how the cuts will be financed has sent the market into turmoil.


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