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‘It couldn’t get much worse’ – UK tech reacts to Liz Truss’s fateful stint as PM

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Yesterday Liz Truss resigned as the UK’s prime minister after only 45 in office, sparking yet more uncertainty for businesses.

From day one, Truss had a tech in-tray that contained a long list of issues such as the Online Safety Bill, crypto regulation and a UK semiconductor strategy.

These issues have not gone away and will now be delayed further while the Conservative Party chooses its third leader in as many months.

“Let’s hope that the prime minister’s resignation brings stability to the UK economy and the financial markets – it is vital that the new PM moves swiftly to articulate a vision for the UK, which incorporates a focus on supporting businesses and a thriving UK tech sector,” said Russ Shaw CBE, founder, Tech London Advocates and Global Tech Advocates....