“I understand, I’m listening,” said Truss, who stopped by M People’s Moving upsaid.
Truss hopes the address will calm her tumultuous new government, which has been embroiled in a bitter infighting since she and her chancellor’s decision to announce £45bn of spending, funded by more borrowing.
She didn’t lay out any new policies or give any clues about how to pay for the plan, but she promised she would be financially responsible.
“I am determined to get Britain moving, to get us through the storm and put us on a stronger footing as a nation,” she said.
When asked, Cabinet Minister Jacob Rees-Mogg said it was an amazing speech Sydney Morning Herald and The era if Truss had done enough to appease the dissent.
“It was a great speech and it’s what conservatives believe in, I thought it was really great,” he said.
Emma Supple, a party member and Tory councilor in north London, voted for Truss over Rishi Sunak in the leadership election.
But when asked if she thought Truss’ performance showed she was capable of winning the election, she said: “Not yet.”
“We’re definitely looking forward to a new Labor government, there’s no doubt about that,” she said.
But the 53-year-old said Truss performed better than she expected.
“It’s been such a turbulent couple of days with a turnaround that, in anyone’s opinion, is just horrific,” she said.
“I thought she seemed positive, level-headed,” but added that there was “no clamor” for Truss among party members.
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