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Braverman resigns as UK interior minister with veiled criticism of Truss

The departure of Braverman, over a 'technical' breach of government rules, means Truss has now lost two of her most senior ministers in less than a week

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Britain's interior minister quit on Wednesday with a thinly-veiled criticism of Prime Minister Liz Truss who is fighting to reassert her authority over a restive party and lawmakers who are openly calling for her to quit.

The departure of Braverman, over a "technical" breach of government rules, means Truss has now lost two of her most senior ministers in less than a week.

Truss had sought to reset her premiership earlier on Wednesday after being forced to scrap economic plans that included unfunded tax cuts that spooked financial markets.

The markets turmoil saw her sack her finance minister after only

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First Published: Oct 19 2022 | 9:00 PM IST

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