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05th Sep 2022

Liz Truss’s worst tweets come back to haunt her after she’s elected Prime Minister

Jack Peat

Liz Truss wanted to charge for GP visits

She even had an ‘Ed Balls moment’

Liz Truss has been elected Conservative leader and therefore the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

The former Foreign Secretary won 81,326 votes to Rishi Sunak’s 60,399. Turnout was 82.6 per cent among 172,437 party members.

Speaking at the event, Truss thanked Johnson for his work as Prime Minister.

She said: “You got Brexit done, you crushed Jeremy Corbyn and you stood up to Vladimir Putin.

“You are admired from Kyiv to Carlisle.”

A deathly silence followed the tribute, typifying the sort of speeches we’ve come to know and (weirdly) love from the MP for South West Norfolk.

But horror addresses aside, her Twitter account is also the stuff of nightmares.

Trawling through her previous posts, Michael Deacon has pulled out some howlers from Truss that would make even Ed Balls look like a social media maestro.

Here’s what he managed to dig up:

And how about this weird fascination with quince?

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