This raised concerns about the upcoming stunt. in that mocked-up children a picture book and an audio book called Liz Truss. fantasy economy plan” were to be distributed to Westminster journalists.
Although designed and ready for production, the books were canceled amid a feeling that Mr. Sunak’s own economic record was no longer spotless.
Other domestic policy Reversals followed. After three days, on On July 30, an “against revival” speech is scheduled, in which review of The Equality Act was sent to the newspapers in pre-written up for in next daytime releases before being quietly canceled in morning.
The lack of speech didn’t make the headlines, but caused horror in Mr Sunak team.
“No one knew what was going on more, on land or in Headquarters, said one frustrated employee. “If you really boiled it down and say what went wrong, it was communication.”
Three weeks later, another pleasing to the public policy raise national speed the 80 mph limit was lifted before announced in a last-minute change of the “grid” in the style of number 10, regulating the communication plan.
Some chalk these failures up many of Mr. Sunak’s employees of who has never worked on leadership campaign.
campaigndaily operations run for two of his closest Treasury advisers Liam Booth-Smith and Rupert York, with the press was handled by Nerissa Chesterfield, his former Head of Communications and policy James Nation, former special adviser.
Leading the whole operation one of Mr. Sunak’s closest associates, Oliver Dowden, who presided over over four major by-election defeats as chairman of the Conservative Party.
team closed, with Mr. Booth-Smith hands over out Kinder eggs and couples of socks as prizes for the most hardworking activists and organizers colleagues for dinner parties with him home.
“It’s a very cohesive team and i think that’s part of in reason He didn’t do very well, he said. one observer. ” people who were by his side when things went wrong still people who are in room.”