Overpromising poses challenges for Britain's next PM Liz Truss

Ms Liz Truss with Conservative Party chairman Andrew Stephenson at the party's headquarters in London on Sept 5, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS
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LONDON - Britain's next prime minister Liz Truss has promised to run a "bold government" that "will deliver", but little is known about her plan, apart from the fact that she has made promises she cannot keep to both cut taxes and increase government expenditure.

At first glance, everything about the political rise of the 47-year-old, currently the foreign secretary, seems contradictory.

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