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Just as new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak prepared to enter Downing Street for the first time, Balearic President Francina Armengol launched a scathing attack on the British government and their "disastrous economic policies..."

"The resignations and the economic disaster in the United Kingdom underline the failure of tax cuts and reductions in public services so loved by the neo-liberals of the right," the socialist President said in parliament.

"Once again we have seen that social democratic policies are the only way to protect the people...."

She took aim at former Prime Minister Liz Truss who announced a series of tax cuts in her mini-budget which pushed the economy into meltdown and ultimately led to her resignation as Prime Minister.

The attack on the British government came as the opposition Partido Popular has also called for tax cuts to help stimulate the economy.

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Armengol is no fan of the British government and has criticised Brexit. During the parliamentary debate she rejected claims that she wanted the middle classes to pay more tax but said that "those who earn more should pay more."