Nigel Farage believes Liz Truss was ‘nowhere clear enough’ on energy during PMQs debate

Nigel also questioned Ms Truss' pledge that everyone will be able to get GP appointments by the time of the next election

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Nigel Farage has said he believes Liz Truss was “nowhere clear enough” over energy during Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday.

Ms Truss faced off against Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer in PMQs for the first time after being announced as the new Prime Minister on Tuesday.

During the debate in the House of Commons, Ms Truss spoke about several topics, including the energy crisis.

Reflecting on her performance, Nigel said on GB News’s Farage: “For my money, on energy, she was nowhere clear enough.

Nigel Farage
Nigel Farage
Liz Truss during PMQs
Liz Truss during PMQs

“What she should’ve said was we are not going to impose extra taxes on the energy companies.

“What we are going to do is make them reinvest in the British economy, produce tens of thousands of jobs.”

He added: “And to make sure we’re self-sufficient in energy by the time of the next general election, didn’t hear that.

“She also once again, and my goodness me this is a hostage to fortune, said in PMQs that by the time of the next election we will all be able to get GP appointments.

“And frankly with an exploding population and without radical reform, I’m not sure that’s true.

“But, on the whole, I have to say, I thought she did pretty blooming well today, I really did.”

Ms Truss will on Thursday set out a plan to save households and businesses from financial ruin as a result of soaring energy bills.

Ms Truss confirmed her plan at PMQs, expected to freeze household bills at around £2,500, will be set out in Parliament.

She rejected the idea of using a windfall tax on the bumper profits made by oil and gas giants to fund the package, reported to cost up to £150 billion