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Media: there are people in the British Parliament who want to hold a vote of no confidence in Truss


Lise Truss. File photoMOSCOW, Oct 3A British MP is about to write a letter to Graham Brady, chairman of the Conservative Party's steering committee (the so-called “1922 Committee”), asking for a vote of no confidence in party leader Liz Truss, Bloomberg reports. Sky News has previously reported that steps are being taken in the British Parliament on the measure due to the government's new plan to support the country's economy.

" , which will write the letter <…> Brady asking for a vote of no confidence in her as leader of the party", the agency said.

According to the rules of the party, the prime minister enjoys a year of immunity from a vote of no confidence. However, the MP is hopeful that attitudes can be changed if enough MPs follow suit and send letters. Earlier, the head of the Ministry of Finance, Kwazi Kwarteng, presented in Parliament a “support plan” for the country's economy, which implies a large-scale tax cut. Kvarteng announced the cancellation of the planned increase in corporate income tax to 25 percent from the previous 19 percent. After that, the yield of five-year government bonds in the UK rose to the highest level since 2008 of 4.6 percent, which means a decrease in demand for British debt securities. The Truss government is facing a flurry of criticism.The Times reported a “conflict” between Liz Truss and Charles III

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