Have Your Say: What should the next PM's FIRST priority be?

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This winter all households will get £400 to help with energy bills, however, campaigners are arguing the Government needs to do more to alleviate pressure on already stretched Britons.

Other pressing matters for the new Tory leader include the ongoing Russian war on Ukraine and the continued frustration over the Northern Ireland protocol.

Ms Truss could trigger Article 16 within days if she is appointed Prime Minister, a move which would see the UK suspend parts if not all of the protocol.

The deadline for the UK to respond to legal action launched by the EU over the Irish Sea border checks is September 15, just 10 days after the new Prime Minister is announced.

While Mr Sunak has pledged to “fix” the Northern Ireland protocol, saying earlier this month: “Moving into the future starts with fixing the protocol and talking with all parties and fixing the differences and bringing people together.”

With a new leader just days away, what do you think the next PM’s first priority should be?

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