Internet. The economy, the politics… why everything is going wrong in the United Kingdom

British Prime Minister Liz Truss, weakened after a month in power, is trying to reassure her people by promising to get Britain out. “Storm”, through development. But for now, the storm has not abated: Britons are facing a massive rise in the cost of living, with almost seven million of them now suffering from fuel poverty.

The financial climate is still not encouraging: the Bank of England intervened again on Tuesday 11 October. “Activities” Markets are concerned about the British government’s budget announcements. Liz Truss has actually announced her intention to cut taxes so drastically that they have not been equaled for fifty years. In this episode of the “L’Heure du Monde” podcast, Eric Albert, reporter the world In London, it helps to understand the crisis facing the United Kingdom, and its causes are many.

Episode of Claire Lace. Production and Music Credits: Amantine Robillard. Presentation and editor-in-chief: Morgan Duvall. In this episode: Extracts from the speeches of Liz Truss and Keir Starmer during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons in September 2022, archive of Margaret Thatcher’s (France 2) portrait from the program “This Morning” (ITV). – INA), excerpt from an interview with Minister Jacob Rees-Mogg (ITV), excerpt from Music Poverty in England By Wilco Wilkes.

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