Liz Truss elected as Britain's new Prime Minister

Liz Truss elected as Britain's new Prime Minister

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Category : International Published on: September 07 2022

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  • Liz Truss has defeated Rishi Sunak to be the new Prime Minister of Britain. She beat her rival by 20000 votes, after a summer-long internal contest sparked by Boris Johnson's resignation in July.
  • She is from the Conservative Party.
  • Liz Truss is the UK’s 56th prime minister and the third female prime minister to lead the country. 
  • The previous female Prime ministers - Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May - were also from the Conservative Party.
  • Long the frontrunner in the race to replace Johnson, Truss became the Conservatives’ fourth prime minister since a 2015 election.
  • Under Boris Johnson, Liz Truss was the international trade secretary in 2019. She took over as foreign secretary in 2021
  • Under Theresa May, Liz Truss served as justice secretary before becoming the chief secretary to the Treasury.
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