Mary Elizabeth Truss Elected New UK Prime Minister

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Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Affairs of the United Kingdom, Mary Elizabeth Truss, is the new UK Prime Minister.

The South West Norfolk MP, who has been in Parliament since May 2010, takes over from Boris Johnson, becoming the Conservatives Party’s fourth PM since the 2015 election.

Truss, 47, is the third female to be UK Prime Minister after “Iron Lady” Margaret Hilda Thatcher and later Theresa Mary May.

She defeated former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak to attain the feat. (Results as announced by Sir Graham Stuart Brady, Returning Officer & Chairman of the 1922 Committee.

Rishi Sunak MP got 60399 votes while Liz Truss MP got 81326 votes.