Liz Truss woke up Thursday to headlines declaring her premiership in less than 50 days was hanging by a thread. There was turmoil and confusion over the vote on the binding motion submitted by Labor. Things got so heated, with allegations of MPs being rigged through the voting lobby, with several MPs professing it was time for Truss to go.
By lunchtime party officials were in Downing Street. peter walker To tell Michael SafiShortly after 1:30 p.m., she left No. 10 to announce her resignation.
columnist sonia soda It explains how the Tories will replace Truss as leader, and the complicated path to a possible early election.
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