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Liz Truss Criticises ‘Too Much Talk of a Recession’ as She Talks Up Ambition

Liz Truss

Liz Truss

Photographer: Anthony Devlin/Bloomberg

Tory leadership frontrunner Liz Truss has said there is "too much talk that there's going to be a recession" as she insisted an economic slump is not inevitable.

The Foreign Secretary suggested a "level of ambition" was needed to "change the orthodoxy" and avoid the outcome forecast by the Bank of England.