Numeracy Will Be the Biggest Highlight Of The New Year Speech Of Rishi Sunak

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is going to deliver his first speech of the year on Wednesday. And this speech is going to be important for the country in many ways. Rishi Sunak is expected to set priorities for 2023 and answer his critics in the government.


• Conservative Party wants assurance from Rishi Sunak that he is capable of leading the party to the next elections in 2024
• The opposition Labour Party is leading in opinion polls

What Will Rishi Sunak Say In His Speech?

Rishi Sunak Say In His Speech

Some excerpts of the speech released on Tuesday show that Rishi Sunak will set his priorities for the New Year to bring Britain out of the tailspin. Inflation is at its highest in 40 years and economists are anticipating a long recession.

Rishi Sunak will say the speech is personal to him. Every opportunity he had in life began with the education he was so fortunate to receive. He will force students to study some form of math up to the age of 18. He wants to give every child the highest possible standard of education and that is the single most important reason for his being in politics. He wants Britain to rival the best education system in the world.

His plans to introduce math to all students up to the age of 18 stems from the OECD findings that state that poor numeracy is affecting “particularly large proportions of adults in England”.

Rishi Sunak wants his countrymen to be less anxious about inflation, energy bills, and National Health Service. He wants them to feel pride in their country and trust in fairness. He wants to … Read the rest

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Said This On His Diwali Reception

The first Indian-origin prime minister of Britain, Rishi Sunak, vowed to build a Britain where their children and grandchildren could light their diyas on the Diwali reception at his official residence, 10 Downing Street.


• Rishi Sunak attends his first Diwali reception after becoming the prime minister
• He had an audience with King Charles III before taking charge as the prime minister
• He extended his Diwali greetings to all the British citizens

What Did Rishi Sunak Wish On Diwali Eve?

Brilliant to drop into tonight’s Diwali reception in No10 tweeted Mr. Sunak with a picture of himself at the reception. He further said that he would do everything he could to build a Britain where their children and grandchildren could light their diyas and look at the future with hope.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Said This On His Diwali Reception

Before the reception, Mr. Sunak had an audience with King Charles III a day after he was elected the new leader of the Conservative Party. It was a historic election of an Indian-origin Conservative leader to the top post of the United Kingdom. Rishi Sunak appeared as the most favorable leader after Liz Truss failed to win the trust of the parliament.

How Was The Rise Of Mr. Sunak To The Top Post?

The 42-year-old devout Hindu started his career as an investment banker before joining politics. Rishi Sunak is the first Indian-origin and the youngest prime minister, Britain has elected in its history of 210 years.


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The First Controversy Of The First British-Indian Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak’s inclusion of Suella Braverman in his team didn’t go well with his party leaders. She was made the Secretary of State for the Home Department despite knowing that she had to step down from her earlier post in the Lizz Truss government due to a technical breach of government rules.


• Suella Braverman is an outspoken critic of Liz Truss’s economic policies
• She supported deporting of illegal migrants to Rwanda
• She came out in open support of Rish Sunak during the run-up to his election

Who Is Suella Braverman?

Suella Braverman’s father is a businessman from Goa and her mother is a Tamil woman. She held the portfolio of the Attorney General in the cabinet of former Prime Minister Boris Johnson and became the Home Secretary in the Liz Truss cabinet. But she had to resign from her post due to a technical glitch.

She had to step down from her post last week after she was alleged to have broken the ministerial code. In her resignation letter, she criticized Liz Truss by saying that Truss had broken key pledges promised to voters.

Suella Braverman

Why Is Rishi Sunak Criticized For Including Suella Braverman In His Cabinet?

The official Twitter handle of the Prime Minister drew negative comments after the news of her appointment was broken. People questioned the Conservative Party’s move to reappoint a leader who had admitted to a security breach. Others questioned her support for policies, especially on migration control.

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Liz Truss Becomes The Third Female Prime Minister Of the UK

Liz Truss is the new prime minister of the UK. She received 57.7% votes while her closest rival Rish Sunak got only 42.6% votes. The results for the closely fought battle for the top post were announced around 12:35 pm on Monday.


• Rishi Sunak did better than expected in the Tory Party elections
• He congratulated Liz Truss and offered all support
• Liz Truss is unlikely to accommodate Rishi Sunak in her government

What Are The Results Of The Tory Party Elections?

The total number of eligible voters was 172,437 out of which 654 votes were rejected. The share of Liz Truss and Rish Sunak’s votes was 60,399 and 81,326 respectively. The turnout of the votes was 82.6%. Sir Graham Brady, returning officer for the Conservative and Unionist Party leadership election announced Liz Truss as the elected candidate.

How did Rishi Sunak Lose The Elections?

Rishi Sunak Lose The Elections

Rishi Sunak did fairly well throughout the seven weeks long campaigning but he couldn’t withstand the accusation of “backstabber” that followed him throughout the campaign. Boris Johnson blamed Rishi Sunak for the downfall of his government. He even started an “anyone but Rishi” movement to defeat Rishi. On the contrary, Liz Truss presented herself as a loyalist to Boris.

Rishi Sunak also face personal attacks on his wife like she wasn’t paying taxes while Rishi Sunak was putting them up for others. His non-dom status was also a reason for his defeat. The Tory members also rejected his proposal that the government shouldn’t cut taxes before it had tamed elections. But if Liz Truss fails to win the 2024 general elections, Rishi Sunak could try another attempt at leadership.

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Liz Truss Could Be The Third Female Prime Minister Of The UK

Liz Truss is leading in the race to become the next prime minister of the UK after Boris Johnson resigned from the top post in July following a slew of scandals and resignations from his government.

Here’re 10 Points About Liz Truss’ Candidature

Liz Truss Could Be The Third Female Prime Minister Of The UK
  1. Liz Truss (47) will become the third female prime minister of England after Theresa May and Margaret Thatcher. She has consistently been ahead of her closest rival Rishi Sunak (42) in polling among the estimated 200,000 Tory members eligible to vote.
  2. But 52% said she would make a “poor” or “terrible” prime minister and 43% said they didn’t trust her “at all” to deal with burning issues. The UK is facing its worst cost-of-living crisis due to double-digit inflation and high energy prices due to the Ukraine war.
  3. Liz Truss had campaigned on a promise to slash taxes and prioritize economic growth. She said she would present a full plan on how they were going to reduce taxes within one month of taking the charge.
  4. Liz Truss started her political career as a teenage member of the Liberal Democrats before switching to the right-wing Conservatives. In 2016, she campaigned for the European Union but changed her stance when Britons backed Brexit.
  5. Truss became finance minister in the Boris Jonson government last year. She also held a series of ministerial posts in departments including education, international trade, and justice.
  6. A picture of Liz Truss posing in a tank in Estonia and wearing a fur hat in Moscow has earned her comparisons to Tory icon Thatcher.
  7. Allies have sought to soften her visibly stiff style by revealing her love of karaoke and socializing.
  8. Rishi Sunak attacked Truss’s tax-slashing plans as reckless and vowed further
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It Is How Rishi Sunak Entered The Race To Become The British PM

The race to become PM gathered momentum with Rishi Sunak, former chancellor, launching his bid for the top post. Boris Johnson has resigned as British PM and the Conservative party has to elect a new leader to become the face of the new government.


• Rishi Sunak is in the race to become the next PM
• He was finance minister in Boris Johnson’s government
• He is an Indian-origin British citizen and could be the first Indian-origin PM of Britain

How did Rishi Sunak Start His Bid To Become The Conservative Party Leader?

The resignation of Rishi Sunak, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, triggered a wave of resignations that only grew stronger with time. Boris Johnson tried to stem the resignations but he could do little by the time he understood what was happening and he had to resign.

Rishi Sunak Entered The Race To Become The British PM

Post-resignation of Boris Johnson as prime minister of Britain, Rishi Sunak launched his bid for the top post. He shared a campaign video tweet to strengthen his candidature for the top post.

“Someone has to grip this moment and make the right decisions. That’s why I’m standing to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and your prime minister”

Who Is Rishi Sunak?

The 49-year-old Conservative Party leader is of Indian origin. His grandparents belonged to Punjab in India. First, his grandmother came to England in the hope of a better life for her family. Luckily she managed to get a job but had to work harder to save enough money for her husband and children to follow her.

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Boris Johnson Inducts Three Indians Including Infosys Founder Narayana Murthy’s Son-In-Law In His Cabinet

Boris Johnson officially accepts the prime ministerial responsibility on Wednesday and vows to fulfill his promise of Brexit under a new deal with the 28-member economic bloc on October 31.

PM Boris Johnson

Mr. Johnson is appointed Prime Minister by Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday. By number he the 55th Prime Minister of Britain and 14th appointed by the 93-year-old-monarch. Also, he’s 3rd Prime Minister since Britain voted for Brexit in June 2016.

Promises to fulfill

Boris Johnson made many promises on his first day at office. He made it clear that Britain is walking out of Brexit on October 31 without any ifs and buts. He has 99 days to make a deal with 28-member EU bloc and get a ceremonial exit from the union. He further promised to make streets safer by adding 20,000 additional police. He also vowed to work on improving social care and bring education reforms in addition to work on the free trade deals around the world.

Johnson’s India connection

Mr. Johnson describes himself as a son-in-law of India by virtue of his wife Marina Wheeler whose mother was an Indian, Dip Kaur. He stressed on the need of strengthening UK’s relations with India. According to Mr. Johnson, he’s excited to establish a personal relationship with Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India to develop a true bilateral relationship.

Boris Johnson said that he looked at opportunities instead of challenges that lie ahead. He said the he would focus on free trade deals to lift billions out of poverty.

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Son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy, Rishi Sunak, with housing minister Alok Mehta and Indian-origin peer Lord Jitesh … Read the rest