29 Sep 2022

UK: Economic meltdown, Labour ready for power, royal TV row

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 29 September 2022

UK correspondent Hugo Gye joins Kathryn to look at the market meltdown that followed new Prime Minister Liz Truss and her finance minister's comments about cutting taxes to stimulate the economy.

Tory MPs are furious and calling for a U-turn - or yet another change of leader.

Labour's held its annual conference, saying it's ready to lead and just after the nation united in grief to farewell the Queen the Royal Family is in hot water, with the Palace imposing strict controls on what footage from the state funeral can be reused by broadcasters. 

Contender to become the country's next prime minister and leader of the Conservative party, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss.

Photo: AFP