Does Popularity Matter As Prime Minister? Liz Truss' Comments Spark Debate | Good Morning Britain

by 24britishtvSept. 22, 2022, 4:50 p.m. 22
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Liz Truss has said she is prepared to be unpopular with her tax policy as she believes it will ultimately benefit the British economy. Speaking in New York, the PM said she was prepared to be unpopular because "what is important to me is that we grow the British economy." But her predecessor Boris Johnson perhaps relied on his popularity, which led him to comfortably win the December 2019 election, leading the Tories to have their biggest majority at Westminster since Margaret Thatcher's 1987 election victory. So, does it matter if a PM is unpopular if they deliver what they believe is right for the country? Or is it that, when it comes to politics, popularity means everything? Broadcast on 22/09/22 Stream Good Morning Britain live, every weekday from 6am on the ITV Hub 📲 http://daytimelink.itv.com/WatchGMBYT Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Like, follow and subscribe to Good Morning Britain! The Good Morning Britain YouTube channel delivers you the news that you’re waking up to in the morning. From exclusive interviews with some of the biggest names in politics and showbiz to heartwarming human interest stories and unmissable watch again moments. Join Susanna Reid, Ben Shephard, Kate Garraway, Charlotte Hawkins and Sean Fletcher every weekday on ITV from 6am until 9 every weekday! ITV Hub: http://daytimelink.itv.com/WatchGMBYT Website: http://bit.ly/1GsZuha YouTube: http://bit.ly/1Ecy0g1 Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1HEDRMb Twitter: http://bit.ly/1xdLqU3 http://www.itv.com #GMB

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