Who is in charge of Britain?

Country is ‘leaderless’ as Liz Truss resigns after just six weeks as PM

Sir Graham Brady speaks to the press after Liz Truss’s resignation
Sir Graham Brady speaks to the press after Liz Truss’s resignation
(Image credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Just 44 days into her premiership, Liz Truss is standing down.

At a podium outside 10 Downing Street, she admitted that she “cannot deliver the mandate” on which she was elected and has therefore spoken to King Charles to tender her resignation.

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