Rishi Sunak

The government should seize net zero opportunities, not shy away from them
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TDUK is disappointed to see the government roll back on its hugely important net zero commitments. This week, Rishi Sunak announced a major retreat on some of the government’s biggest green commitments, including a delay on the ban on petrol and diesel cars from 2030 to 2035 as well as...
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Rishi Sunak UK prime minister
Rishi Sunak becomes the latest UK prime minister
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Rishi Sunak is set to become the UK's fifth prime minister in six years following the latest Conservative Party leadership contest. Rishi Sunak is a former Chancellor of the Exchequer and will be the first British-Asian prime minister in UK history. He stood for leadership earlier this year, however, lost...
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Liz Truss lettuce
Liz Truss, lettuce, and our troubled political economy
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Yesterday, the current government’s continuing melodrama entered a new chapter as Liz Truss resigned after just 45 days as prime minister. Truss’ resignation makes her the shortest serving prime minister in UK history, overtaking George Canning who died of pneumonia just 119 days into office. It also means we are...
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