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Liz Truss

British Conservative politician

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Liz Truss: British Conservative politician
Elizabeth Mary Truss, known as Liz Truss, is a British politician serving as Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade since July 2019 and Minister for Women and Equalities since September 2019. A member of the Conservative Party, she has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for South West Norfolk since 2010. Truss was Environment Secretary from 2014 to 2016, Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor from 2016 to 2017 and Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 2017 to 2019.

Liz Truss: ‘Very important’ to get UK-EU deal soon [Video]

Liz Truss: ‘Very important’ to get UK-EU deal soon

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss says it is “very important” to get a UK-EU trade deal “as soon as possible”. However, she was unable to answer when asked if the 15th October deadline is..

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Liz Truss doesn’t rule out circuit-breaker lockdown [Video]

Liz Truss doesn’t rule out circuit-breaker lockdown

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss was unable to rule out a circuit-breaker lockdown being introduced in England when asked about tighter restrictions. The international trade secretary said the..

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Liz Truss says the Government is not 'all knowing and all seeing' on coronavirus [Video]

Liz Truss says the Government is not 'all knowing and all seeing' on coronavirus

Trade Secretary Liz Truss tells BBC Breakfast that the Government are stilllearning about the virus. "I'm not pretending the government is all knowingand all seeing", she says.

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Liz Truss hails 'British-shaped' trade deal with Japan [Video]

Liz Truss hails 'British-shaped' trade deal with Japan

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has hailed a new "British-shaped" trade deal with Japan. It is the first trade deal the UK has struck since leaving the EU. Report by Etemadil. Like us on..

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'Hugely detrimental': Trump tariffs on gin would weaken public appetite for US trade deal, government warns

The public will lose enthusiasm for a trade deal with the US if Donald Trump imposes further tariffs on British industry, Liz Truss has warned.
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Trade Secretary says Boris Johnson's Brexit border plans vulnerable to smugglers and WTO challenge

Leaked letter shows Liz Truss has concerns with government's approach
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LGBT+ campaigners concerned over government plan to protect under-18s from 'irreversible' gender decisions

Government response to consultation on trans rights to be released by summer, says Liz Truss
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Coronavirus: Women's minister insists PPE not gender-specific despite doctors warning gear designed for men putting female health workers at risk

Liz Truss criticised for comments after British Medical Association raised concerns about women being forced to wear ill-fitting equipment
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Government suspends gender pay gap reporting, citing coronavirus

Equalities minister Liz Truss, an outspoken proponent of business deregulation, announced the decision
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UK wants retaliatory tariffs removed early on in U.S. trade talks: Truss

British trade minister Liz Truss said she wanted with the United States to agree to the removal of retaliatory tariffs on some British and U.S. products over EU subsidies on large aircraft early in..
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UK trade minister says hopes to start U.S. trade deal talks as quickly as possible

Britain is aiming to begin negotiations on a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States as quickly as possible, trade minister Liz Truss said on Monday.
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Saudi Arabia: Liz Truss cleared over breaches of ban on UK arms sales linked to Yemen war

Internal report blames 'shortcomings' in processes set up – and warns of 'potential' for further violations of court-ordered freeze
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What does Britain want from trade deal with United States?

British trade minister Liz Truss on Thursday set out the country's priorities for a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States.
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UK seeks big tariff reductions in U.S. trade deal

Britain is seeking far-reaching reductions in tariffs from a trade deal with the United States, trade minister Liz Truss said on Thursday, setting out the broad aims of a post-Brexit push to secure new..
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Brexit talks will need to go to wire to get deal: trade minister Truss

Britain will need to take negotiations with the EU on Brexit up to the deadline to force the changes needed to a get deal that will pass through parliament trade minister Liz Truss said on Sunday.
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Britain will be low-tax after Brexit, says trade minister Truss

Britain will be a low-tax, flexible economy after it leaves the European Union, trade minister Liz Truss said on Sunday.
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Liz Truss: Tory minister admits UK breached court order banning arms sales to Saudi Arabia again

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Tory government 'looking at' granting Australians freedom of movement denied to EU citizens after Brexit, cabinet minister Liz Truss says

Liz Truss says she wants 'fully comprehensive trade deal' reflecting the fact that Britons and Australians want to live and work in each others' countries
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UK trade minister Truss says NHS will not be put up for sale: The Telegraph

Britain's trade minister Liz Truss has said the National Health Service (NHS) would not be put up for sale, as she prepares to discuss a free-trade deal with the U.S. in the next few weeks.
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Factbox: Five facts about Liz Truss, Britain's new trade minister

Following are five facts about Liz Truss, who has been appointed trade minister by new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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Senior Tory suggests Boris Johnson will choose new US ambassador, as party infighting intensifies

Liz Truss says appointing next US envoy a job for Theresa May's successor
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Likely UK's new U.S. ambassador will be appointed by new PM: minister

The appointment of Britain's ambassador to the United States is likely to be made by the next British prime minister rather than outgoing leader Theresa May, senior minister Liz Truss told journalists..
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Boris Johnson's plan to review sugar tax branded 'bollocks' by Tory health minister

Caroline Dinenage lashes out after Liz Truss, a prominent Johnson supporter, claims that scrapping levy would 'help Britain's poorest'
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Conservative party turmoil will slam brakes on promise to end austerity, admits Liz Truss

Spending review announced for this autumn – the mechanism to end a near-decade of cuts – now 'unlikely to happen'
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