Liz Truss Defeats Rishi Sunak To Become New UK PM

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06 Sep. 2022

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Today, Liz Truss was announced as the country's new prime minister.

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winning the internal Conservative party leadership election at a time when the nation is experiencing industrial unrest and a recession

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The results of Truss' triumph were just declared in Parliament, and tomorrow is the official start of her tenure.

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The former international trade and foreign affairs secretaries won easily.

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60,000 Conservative Party members voted for Sunak, while 57%, or 81,000, voted for her.

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even though he received less MP nominations than Sunak and got off to a far slower start than him

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For the bulk of the eight-week run-off phase, she has been the favourite.

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This has involved twelve hustings across the nation and numerous interviews.

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