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Truss’s Vision Collides With Tory Fears of Being Seen as Unfair

Kwasi Kwarteng and Liz Truss.

Kwasi Kwarteng and Liz Truss.

Photographer: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

Britons’ anger over inequality is shaping the agenda at the ruling Conservative Party’s annual conference in Birmingham, limiting the options for Liz Truss.

The new prime minister and her Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng planned to unleash a wave of deregulation and tax cuts to fuel what they say will be a “new economic deal for Britain.”