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Liz Truss: Third Female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Liz Truss is set to become the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after winning the race to succeed Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party.
The ruling Conservative Party has elected Liz Truss as its leader to become the UK’s fourth prime minister in six years, making her the country’s third female prime minister. The Conservative Party set a unique record in women’s leadership elections, which the Labor Party has yet to achieve.
Who is Liz Truss?
Born into a left-wing family, Truss was originally a Liberal Democrat. However, in 2010, he was elected as an MP from the Conservative Party. Truss was against Brexit. But when the British voted for Brexit, he quickly became a staunch supporter of Brexit. After the Brexit process was completed, then Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Liz Truss to head the delegation to negotiate a free trade agreement. Truss took over as Foreign Minister last year.
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|Name||Mary Elizabeth Truss|
|Born||July 26, 1975, Oxford, United Kingdom|
|Country of citizenship||United Kingdom|
|Spouse||Hugh O’Leary (m. 2000)|
|Father||John Kenneth Truss|
|Position Held||Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (15 Jul 2014-13 Jul 2016)|
|Secretary of State for Justice (14 Jul 2016-11 Jun 2017)|
|Lord Chancellor (14 July 2016-11 June 2017)|
|Member of the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom (8 Jun 2017-6 Nov 2019)|
|Member of the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom (7 May 2015-3 May 2017)|
|President of the Board of Trade (24 Jul 2019-15 Sep 2021)|
|Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (5 Sep 2022)|
|Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (6 Sep 2022)|
|Educated at||Roundhay School (Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England)|
|Merton College (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics)|
|Influenced by||Margaret Thatcher|
|Phone||0207 219 7151|