10 things that lasted longer than Liz Truss as Prime Minister

20 October 2022, 16:20

Liz Truss announces her resignation as Prime Minister

Woodrow Whyte

By Woodrow Whyte

"Kim Kardashian's marriage to Kris Humphries"

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Turns out she is a quitter, and a record-breaker too.

Liz Truss has resigned as British Prime Minister after serving just 45 days in office, a new record for the shortest-serving PM in British history.

For the next shortest-serving Prime Minister, you'd have to go back to 1827, when George Canning died of tuberculosis after serving 119 days in office.

You can get antibiotics for that now but, sadly for Truss, there are still no antibiotics for being terrible at your job.

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Liz Truss Prime Minister
Liz Truss Prime Minister. Picture: Kevin Winter/NBCUniversal/Getty Images

Given the historic nature of Liz's departure, many people are making comparison's between Liz's tenure as PM and other notable events. In fact, someone has even created a 'things that lasted longer than Liz' Twitter account.

So, what has lasted longer than Liz Truss as Prime Minister? Let's consult some of the memes on social media to find out.

1) Cher's reign at no.1 with 'Believe'

2) Kim Kardashian's marriage to Kris Humphries

3) The Lettuce

4) Jedward on the X Factor

5) The Tory leadership contest

6) Married At First Sight UK

7) Liza Minnelli

8) Love Island

9) The last series of Big Brother was 53 days long.

10) Quibi

The more you know!

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