Is UK Prime Minister Liz Truss in trouble?

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Liz Truss sacked her chancellor after only a few weeks in office and reversed the mainstream of economic policy.

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The new chancellor of the United Kingdom said he did not vote for Prime Minister Liz Truss, but supported her economic plans.

Jeremy Hunt was appointed after Truss fired his predecessor, Kwasi Kwarteng, just six weeks into the job.

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His tax-cut mini-budget, funded by billions in borrowing, sparked outrage and protests. And with pressure on the prime minister mounting, Truss made another U-turn on Friday.

She announced that corporate tax would rise from 19 percent to 25 percent next April rather than remain at current levels as Kwarteng had promised in his mini-budget.

So how will Truss deal with his problems?

Leading: Emily Angwin

Guests:

Afzal Khan is a British Labor Party Member of Parliament and a former Member of the European Parliament.

Ann Pettifor is an economist who regularly advises governments and is the author of The Rationale for a Green New Deal.

Tobias Ellwood is a British Conservative Member of Parliament and Chairman of the UK House of Commons Defense Select Committee.

Credit: www.aljazeera.com /

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