That’s how long Liz Truss must last in her job to avoid claiming the most unenviable record in politics: the shortest prime ministerial term ever, currently held by George Canning.
She’s less than a third of the way to the mark, and her premiership is already on the ropes. Truss fired Kwasi Kwarteng as her chancellor on Friday, and ditched another key plank of her fiscal plan, but attempted to stand firm on her economic vision in an eight-minute news conference.
But it seems Friday has merely accelerated another political crisis that has engulfed Downing Street and emboldened Truss’s critics.
Many in her own party are nervously searching for an exit route, some openly critical of her and others noticeably silent as she fights to save her job.
“I’m afraid to say we’ve thrown away years and years of painstaking work to build and maintain a reputation as a party of fiscal discipline and competence in government,” Philip Hammond told the BBC earlier, in an intervention by the typically mild-mannered former chancellor.
The Labour Party, enjoying a polling lead it could hardly have dreamed of one year ago, is twisting the knife, calling for a general election as the Tories hemorrhage public support.
And the all-important markets are hardly jumping for joy, with Truss’s news conference doing little to ease investors’ fears.
The names of Truss’s possible successors are being thrown around Westminster already. Britain already has its fourth finance minister in four months; the question now is whether its fifth prime minister in six years is on their way too.