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Kwasi Kwarteng, Chancellor of the Exchequer and suicide bomber of Liz Truss

2022-10-02T15:37:18.907Z

PORTRAIT - A supporter of the free market and deregulation, the British finance minister is a loyal Prime Minister.



Correspondent in London

They are the same age, the same ideas and have walked together towards the pinnacle of power.

Before becoming the great treasurer of the kingdom, Kwasi Kwarteng had long been close to Liz Truss.

Here they are now in the same boat heckled by the storm they started together.

As soon as her victory in the contest for the Tory leadership loomed, Liz Truss made it known that she would make this ally and friend her Chancellor of the Exchequer.

It went without saying, so many things bind them.

They are both 47 and were neighbors in Greenwich before being in Downing Street.

Above all, they have long been part of the same ultra-liberal and Thatcherite club.

Their “plan for growth”, which set the pound and the markets on fire and blood, had been matured for a long time.

It was even an old dream.

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Source: lefigaro

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