Liz Truss Is Facing A No Confidence Motion For This Reason
Conservative Party is facing discontent from hundreds of its members of parliament (MPs) who want to oust Liz Truss due to her failure on several fronts, especially economic. They have submitted letters of no confidence in Truss to Graham Brady, the head of the Conservative Party’s committee which organizes the leadership contest.
• Liz Truss is facing no-confidence motion from her party’s MPs
• Conservative Party wants to allow Truss to present the budget on October 31
• Removing Truss could trigger general elections
What Is The No Confidence Motion Against Liz Truss?
According to Daily Mail, Liz Truss has lost the confidence of Conservative Party lawmakers that have approached Graham Brady with their letters of no confidence in Truss. They want Brady to tell Truss that “her time is up” or to allow an immediate vote of no confidence in her leadership. And they aren’t averse to changing the political party rules to achieve the objective.
How Is Conservative Party Dealing With The Situation?
The situation is getting more problematic despite warnings that a change of guard at this moment could trigger a general election. Graham Brady is resisting the move by putting the argument that the Liz Truss government including the newly appointed Chancellor Jeremy Hunt should be given an opportunity to set out economic strategy in a budget on 31 October.
Britain is engulfed in a political crisis since it voted out of the European Union in 2016. The country has lost three prime ministers since then. Liz Truss who won the Conservative Party leadership on the promise of slashing taxes last month is alleged to have ditched key parts of the programme.
Rumors about lawmakers secretly discussing replacing Truss with a new leader are also doing rounds. Also, the Conservative Party is falling behind the opposition Labor Party in opinion polls due to the chaos and discontent in the party.