It was reported that Liz Truss could scrap the Government’s entire anti-obesity strategy following a Treasury review as part of her efforts at reducing the burdens on businesses. It was also reported that the Prime Minister indeed to end the moratorium on fracking “within days” which had featured in the party’s manifesto. The sacking of Tom Scholar as the Treasury’s Permanent Secretary was said to have caused “outrage” amongst other senior civil servants.
The King was in Northern Ireland on his first visit as monarch, and received a message of condolence from the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
With acknowledgments to Harry Cole and James Heale‘s Out of the Blue: the Inside Story of the Unexpected Rise and Rapid Fall of Liz Truss