CAN someone please explain to me how it is possible for two spectacularly incompetent individuals to be put in charge of the UK and simply allowed to detonate a financial bomb underneath us without someone saying “hold on a minute, what you are about to announce is a catastrophically misjudged Budget”?

Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng must be removed from office immediately and a legal investigation undertaken into the meeting two weeks ago between Liz Truss and the City traders who short sold the pound on the Budget release.

Walter Barrie

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AND Truss was voted in by the 160,000 or so Tory party members despite the other final candidate, Rishi Sunak, warning that her economic proposals would tank the economy. Kwarteng the Incompetent was put in place by Truss, with the Tory party members having a huge direct responsibility for it all. Bottom line, the Tories need to be out and yes, under legal investigation – meanwhile Scotland needs to be out and in charge of its own destiny.

Tim Warner