Liz Truss in a 1994 interview on ITV News
He was 19 years old and then a member of the Brighton Liberal Democrat Party.
“I am against the idea that people can be born to govern,” he said in an interview
A video of the British Prime Minister Liz Truss when he was only 19 years old, it has gone viral in the last few hours. In an interview he defined the English monarchy as “embarrassing”. It was 1994 and he was a militant in the Brighton Liberal Democrat Party. She has radically changed sides and now leads the Conservative Party as successor to Boris Johnson.
“Am against the idea that people can be born to rule; that people, because of the family they are born into, can be the head of state of our country, he opined on ITV News. Some testimonies that were released after his interview with Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral Palace, Scotland, where he now meets her doctors in a very delicate state.
“We believe in opportunities for all, we believe in justice and common sense”he said then, a few words that he says he now regrets.
In this clip from 1994, Leeds student Liz Truss tells ITV News the idea of the monarchy is ‘disgraceful’.
Today she meets the queen to be appointed as the new PM. pic.twitter.com/FO9WaJRSbO
— ITV News Calendar (@itvcalendar) September 6, 2022
On September 6, Tuss received the formal assignment as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from Elizabeth II. She is the 56th to hold this position in UK history, and the third woman, after Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May.