Kwasi Kwarteng Reportedly Thinks Liz Truss Has Just A Few Weeks left as prime minister after she sacked him as Chancellor and canceled key parts of their mini budget.
Mr Kwarteng thinks Ms Truss only bought herself ‘a few weeks’ left in job, forcing him out, according to the cited source in Time.
The Chancellor found out he was being fired after reading about in Time, the newspaper reported.
he flew back at the start of negotiations at the International Monetary Fund in America so that Miss Truss would say that he would have to step to the side.
“Kwasi thinks this will only buy her a few more weeks,” a source told the newspaper.
“His view is that the vans will still be circling.
One source of Whitehall added: “High-ranking civil servants are now openly talking about her departure. They think she had it.
It is reported that Miss Truss found it hard fire her ideological ally, Mr. Kwarteng, but felt it needed to be done.
She called new Chancellor Jeremy Hunt at 9:30 on Friday to offer him a job. Mr Hunt who was on holiday with his family in Belgium, took Eurostar back to London and arrived back in UK after 13:00, the newspaper reports.
Draft forecasts from the Office for Fiscal responsibility was reportedly the catalyst for Strong shaking Miss Truss…up.
The forecasts are called “terrible” and predict a deficit of £60bn. in public finance by 2026-27
In an effort to save her premiership, Ms. Truss held an eight-minute press conference. on Friday, in that she took just four questions.
One former minister said Independent: “She is made Theresa May looks like Barack Obama. She cannot communicate. She is just No up to that”.
Other minister said: “She looked like she was dragged there like the reluctant child is forced to explain. There was no remorse.”