Truss promises 'grit and straight-talking' as PM

Conservative leadership candidate Liz Truss has promised to bring "grit, determination and straight-talking" to the role of prime minister, as she addressed party members at the first hustings event in Leeds. She told the audience in her hometown: "Now is not the time for business as usual; now is not the time for the status quo. We need to be bold and we need to do things differently.".

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