Liz Truss Defeats Rishi Sunak To Become New UK PM

Liz Truss Defeats Rishi Sunak To Develop into New UK PM

Liz Truss was named because the UK’s subsequent Prime Minister at present, successful an inner management contest of the ruling Conservative celebration at a time when the nation faces an industrial unrest and a recession.

She beat her rival, former finance minister Rishi Sunak, by 81,326 votes to 60,399, after a summer-long usually bad-tempered and divisive celebration management contest sparked by Boris Johnson’s resignation in July.

“We have to present that we are going to ship over the subsequent two years. I’ll ship a daring plan to chop taxes and develop our economic system,” Truss mentioned after the end result was introduced.

“I’ll ship on the power disaster, coping with folks’s power payments, but additionally coping with the long-term points we now have on power provide.”

Liz Truss, 47, will likely be solely the UK’s third feminine Prime Minister following Theresa Could and Margaret Thatcher