The rising star of South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss was confirmed by political magazine The Spectator today, which named her “Minister to Watch”.

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She has certainly been trusted with responsibility for things that are central to government education strategy, unlike her predecessor Lib Dem Sarah Teather.

The childcare debate has seen Truss on the air-waves a lot, but add to that the national curriculum and exams and you have the makings of an influential member of the administration.

The Spectator awards ceremony spiel before she won was: “Already she has become known as the ‘human hand grenade’ where she is thrown into a department to remove bureaucratic blockages.

“Today, we are happy to arm her with an implement that should help her conclusively resolve any further disputes with her officials. Our Minister to Watch is the Department of Education’s very own Miss Dynamite; Liz Truss.”

I’m sure she didn’t cringe at that at all.

6 comments

  • A very poor Jill-the-Till, apparently. Still, she hasn`t let utter lack of talent get in her way. Truss won`t get my support. Opportunities would seem to appear for those willing to open their Hor izons....

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    Mad Brewer

    Friday, November 23, 2012

  • Do you think she'll get round to admitting that her silly idea that all our children must be like Japanese children and study mathematics to "A" level standard like 85% of them is horribly wrong. I personally found differential calculus to be the least useful thing I ever did at school. Mind you my child was playing STI Bingo in a class called PSHE or suchlike last week so if Mandelbrot Equations replace that it wont be such a bad idea after all.

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    alecto

    Thursday, November 22, 2012

  • Liz worked for all the right multinationals and has the full Truss of Cameron behind her, despite being rejected by two previous Constituencies, she landed her mid Norfolk Constituency and proceeded to call the British idlers when it comes to work, guaranteeing her real ascent into the establishment. For her politics is a career, she was probably mediocre in sales.

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    ingo wagenknecht

    Thursday, November 22, 2012

  • A truly dreadful, shallow, self-seeking parasitic, self-promoting parody of humanity. Sorry to be so kind to her.

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    Mad Brewer

    Friday, November 23, 2012

  • Good title - this Government spends a lot of time self-detonating.

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    Richard Woods

    Wednesday, November 21, 2012

  • Liz has the full truss of cameron behind her, they call her the 'human hand grenade', how fitting, cause thats how she operates.

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    ingo wagenknecht

    Thursday, November 22, 2012

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