The finalist in the race to succeed Johnson as PM of the United Kingdom, Liz Truss vows to scrap away all the European Union (EU) laws BY 2023 if she succeeds in becoming the next Prime Minister of UK.
Truss, foreign secretary is competing against Rishi Sunak ,the former finance minister of UK to secure the votes of 200000 members of the Conservative party and claim the position of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
The Conservative Party is known for its Euroscepticism. Therefore, the relationship with Europe remains a matter of concern for the Conservative Party, post the step-down of Boris Johnson as the prime minister of the United Kingdom.
Truss has previously campaigned for ‘remain’ in the 2016 referendum. Nevertheless, with the promise to scrap the remaining EU laws, she has strengthened her claim as heir to Johnson.
EU regulations hinder our businesses, and this has to change,” Truss said in her statement. She has also been intending to make potential amendments in Bank of England in the future. In addition to this, Truss is also emphasizing on NHS as well.
The British Government was has been continuing to follow the laws and regulations of the European Union , despite of termination of 40 years old membership with EU to avoid any further hassle or confusions. Therefore, the Truss government shall be considered much as the ‘Brexit delivery’ government .
However, no specific deadline has been mentioned for scrapping up these laws as of now but the intention of doing so has been already made very clear by the foreign secretary.
Currently, Truss leads the former finance minister Rishi Sunak by 62% and 38%, respectively, and the fate of the country’s next Prime Minister still lies in the hands of members of the Conservative Party. The results would clarify the party’s choice and will be out in September.