6 SEP, 2022

Liz Truss takes over as Britain’s new Prime Minister and third female prime minister after Theresa May and Margaret Thatcher. 

Elizabeth Truss defeated former chancellor MP Rishi Sunak by over 20,000 votes to be elected as Conservative party leader. 

· Liz truss real name Mary Elizabeth Truss was born in Oxford on July 26, 1975.

Truss graduated from Oxford University, studied philosophy, politics, and economics.  

· Liz Truss married accountant Hugh O’Leary in 2000. The couple has two teenage daughters, Frances and Liberty.

· Before becoming PM, Truss served as the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs since 2021 and Minister of Women and Equalities since 2019. 

Liz Truss promises UK bold plan to ‘cut taxes’ and ‘grow economy’.