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Westminster is too toxic for more change

Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng (Image: NPR) Conservative MPs are playing a dangerous game with the UK. The cost of heating our homes and businesses has never been higher; their focus should be on working together, to find ways of keeping prices down, so millions won't worry about affording life's basics as the coming months get darker and colder. Their focus should be on tackling homelessness and on reducing carbon emissions. Their focus should be on everything else apart from what they're doing right now - fighting amongst each other and plotting to oust yet another Prime Minister. We saw it with the Labour Party between 2015 and 2019. When Jeremy Corbyn was elected by party members, it wasn't the change his MP colleagues wanted, and they spent years making his life hell. History is repeating itself, this time for the party in blue. Liz Truss has been Prime Minister for a small number of weeks and - despite receiving enough colleagues to support her to be shortlisted in