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Liz Truss makes 'Lexit' pledge at Tory leadership hustings in Leigh

Liz Truss has vowed to 'consult the people of Leigh ' over proposals for the town to break away from the control of Wigan council. The Tory leadership front-runner was questioned about 'Lexit', as the move's been dubbed, at a hustings in Leigh last night.
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‘Done a good job!’ Loose Women's Linda Robson opens up on panel rows over Boris Johnson
“I think he’s done quite a good job. Speaking to Daily Star, she added: “I know him because he lived in Islington so I used to see him all the time so I am a bit of a Boris fan."She ruffled a few feathers last month when the panellist defended the Prime Minister live on air. The star announced she was “sad” that Boris would be retiring. The Birds of a Feather star said on the show: "I’m really sad because I have been a bit of a Boris fan as everyone knows."I think the public should have had some say in this."I don’t think it should have just been up to the politicians. “We all have a right to have a say in it as well."She joked later on that she had two spare bedrooms if he needed somewhere to stay after leaving 10 Downing Street. It’s not the first time the 64-year-old has caused a stir with ITV viewers, however. Following the news of the Ukraine war outbreak in February, Linda confessed that she didn’t watch the news. Linda was joined by fellow hosts Kaye Adams, Nadia Sawalha and Judi Love.It was for a Friday instalment of Loose Women where they discussed the latest news at the time about Russian President Vladimir Putin invading Ukraine. The former actress told the panel she did not read newspapers or watch the news. She confessed she did not realise the extent of the crisis until she was informed in the morning meeting before going on air. Linda explained: "I mean, I don't watch the news and don't read newspapers or anything. "So I was sort of a bit oblivious to how serious it was really."She later admitted: "It was only when I got into work today and we were all talking in the meeting that I realised how serious it was. "And talking to some of our young boys who work on the show, one said he was really anxious."
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Spice Girls’ Geri Horner told Liz Truss to “go for” role of Prime Minister
Geri Horner is said to have told Liz Truss to “go for” the role of Conservative leader amid criticism she faced for hugging MP Nadine Dorries at the Women’s Euro 2022 final.The Spice Girls singer was pictured with the Culture Secretary as the Lionesses led England to victory against Germany on Sunday evening (July 31). “Girl power radiating from Wembley tonight,” Dorries captioned the image on Twitter.Many fans subsequently pointed out Dorries’ history of voting against gay marriage and “only recently demonising the trans community”.A photo has since emerged of Horner with Truss, who is currently going up against Rishi Sunak to become the next UK Prime Minister.Speaking to MailPlus about meeting the Spice Girls star, Truss explained: “[Horner] said ‘go for it’, she was very positive.” See the photo below.How long before Geri Halliwell is the next Culture Secretary pic.twitter.com/5NLGs8kTJ7— dominic dyer (@domdyer70) August 1, 2022While some fans expressed their disappointment with Horner (née Halliwell), others said that they weren’t surprised because the singer had previously described Margaret Thatcher as the “original Spice Girl”.Horner also paid tribute to the late PM following her death in 2013, writing: “Thinking of our 1st Lady of girl power, Margaret Thatcher, a green grocer’s daughter who taught me any thing is possible…x.”The final result of the Tory leadership contest will be announced on September 5.
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Liz Truss reveals Geri Horner told her ‘go for it’ at Lionesses match amid leadership contest after Spice Girls star posed with Nadine Dorries
Geri Horner appears to be backing Liz Truss in the leadership contest after reportedly giving the candidate warm words of support. The Spice Girls singer is already facing backlash after photos were shared of her hugging Tory minister Nadine Dorries at the Lionesses’ historic match last night, which saw the women’s England football team bring home the trophy in the Euro 2022 final against Germany. Many of Geri’s fans quickly expressed their disappointment that the Wannabe singer would align herself with the Conservative Party. However, Ms Dorries wasn’t the only Tory MP that Geri was seen mingling with as a photo has also emerged of the popstar hugging Ms Truss while posing for a photo at Wembley Stadium. Ms Truss, who is Foreign Secretary, is currently going up against former Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the battle for Prime Minister after Boris Johnson resigned last month. Not only was Geri happy to pose for a photo with the candidate, but Ms Truss has also revealed the encouraging words she received from the pop icon. ‘She said “go for it”, she was very positive,’ the minister told Mail Plus. It comes after Ms Dorries shared the photos of her and Geri giving each other a tight squeeze in the stands, with the caption: ‘Girl power radiating from Wembley tonight.’ The post didn’t go down well with some of Geri’s fans, with one tweeting: ‘Geri has reached peak Tory. V upsetting,’ while another commented: ‘Finding out ginger Geri Halliwell Spice is a massive Tory , has ruined my day.’Another Twitter user weighed in: ‘Geri Halliwell actively embracing a woman who voted against gay marriage, who was only recently demonising the trans community, is 100% not shocking.
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson Hon FRIBA (born 19 June 1964) is a British politician, writer, and former journalist serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson was Member of Parliament for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and has been MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. Ideologically, Johnson identifies as a one-nation conservative.
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