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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party for 50 days, between 6 September 2022 and 25 September 2022.
Javier Milei, Argentina’s president-elect, resembles Britain’s short-serving PM Liz Truss in their shared goals of low taxes and a reduced state. Both faced economic challenges, raising concerns about the potential consequences of their radical policies.
The influence of Brexit on the Conservative Party has bolstered populism and pushed the party further from moderate conservatism towards the influence of Nigel Farage, which is characterised by detachment from reality and ideological purity.
The Conservative Party conference has revealed the Tories’ embrace of conspiracy theories, extremism, and threats to democracy. The Tory party is moving towards far-right ideologies, attacking trans people and migrants, posing a significant danger to democracy.
The prime minister has acknowledged that a narrative of national decline is setting in – but he has been unable to disentangle himself from it.
Can Rishi Sunak save the Tories? Voting behaviour over time suggests it will take more than personal appeal to win the next election5 min read
The prime minister is popular, his party is not. Which is more important as we head towards the next election?
Boris Johnson, Liz Truss, Theresa May (and soon Nicola Sturgeon): the strange backbench lives of former national leaders5 min read
Former national leaders Boris Johnson, Liz Truss, and Theresa May have all stepped back from power, but remain active in their respective backbenches.