In her first speech to the nation, since she was declared the winner of the Conservative Party’s internal elections to choose a replacement for Boris Johnson, who had resigned, and after receiving Queen Elizabeth II’s approval to form the government, Truss said it was time to address the problems holding Britain back.
“I will reduce taxes to reward hard work and promote the growth of companies and investments,” said the ruler on the outskirts of the British Prime Minister’s official residence at 10 Downing Street.
The truss also promised to take steps to resolve the energy crisis, so that people do not receive outstanding electricity bills.
He also said he would address the problems of the national public health system, to guarantee that all people had a doctor and the services they needed, and would invest in hospitals, schools, highways and broadband internet.
As strong as the storm is, I know the British people are strong, said Truss, who once again paid tribute to Johnson, forced to resign last July after a series of scandals that questioned his leadership.
While it did not give details of the plan it intends to implement, the online edition of The Times newspaper assured this Tuesday that the ruler would freeze the limit price that electricity and gas companies would expect from around 2,500 pounds sterling (about 2,500 pounds) per year. 2,800 dollars). to our customers from October.
In late August, the energy regulator announced an 80 percent increase in the energy rate, setting a new cap for the winter months at 3,549 pounds sterling (about $4,200).
Stopping the cost of energy tariffs is a defense proposed by the opposition Labor Party, which also advocates a single tax on profits made by oil and gas companies.
Truss, who will be the third woman to rule the United Kingdom after Margaret Thatcher (1979-1990) and Theresa May (2016-2019), will have her first litmus test tomorrow, Wednesday, when she moves to the House of Commons. Traditional weekly question and answer session with deputies.