Liz Truss admits to not being 'slickest' of candidates for next Tory leader

Jul 18, 2022 View Original Article
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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

50% : "You raised national insurance even though people like me opposed it in Cabinet at the time, because we could have afforded to fund the NHS through general taxation.
46% : In a swipe at former chancellor Rishi Sunak during the debate, she said that was "one of the reasons I was so concerned about us breaking our manifesto on national insurance, because we committed to the British public that we would do it" - the Tories had promised in 2019 not to increase the tax.
46% : She said: "Rishi, you have raised taxes to the highest level in 70 years.
42% : "The fact is that raising taxes at this moment will choke off economic growth, it will prevent us getting the revenue we need to pay off the debt."Ms Truss also said she would not call a general election if she became the next prime minister.
39% : It's socialism."
35% : The former chancellor accused Ms Truss of peddling "something-for-nothing" economics after she said he was choking off growth by raising taxes to their highest level in 70 years.

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