Foreign Secretary Liz Truss beat former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak by 81,326 votes to 60,399 and will thus become the British Conservative Party's New Leader who is to be appointed Prime Minister Tuesday by Queen Elizabeth II in Balmoral Castle.
Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Secretary Mary Elizabeth Truss, who this week most probably will become the United Kingdom´s next prime minister has pledged to act within a week to tackle the cost-of-living situation, fueled by soaring energy bills and food prices, arguing she understands the magnitude of problems faced by the country.
Foreign Minister Liz Truss, the leading candidate to become the United Kingdom's Prime Minister next month, has said she would not hesitate to use nuclear weapons if the time comes. I am ready to do it, said the Conservative leader who is competing against former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to succeed Boris Johnson.
Conservative Party leadership candidates Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak have rejected a second Scottish independence referendum at a hustings in Perth.
By Gwynne Dyer – Here’s an interesting fact: only 14 percent of people in England and Wales are Black, Asian, mixed or other (i.e. non-white). Yet, half the candidates that were ying to take the place of disgraced British prime minister Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party — and therefore the new prime minister — are non-white. Four out of eight
Following Wednesday's round of voting, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss finally made it to the showdown against former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak in the contest for Conservative Party leader and British Prime Minister.
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak won Tuesday's round of voting within the Conservative Party ranks to appoint a new leader who would also become British Prime Minister.
Attorney General Suella Braverman Thursday crashed out of the Conservative leadership race and will reportedly support Foreign Secretary Liz Truss' bid to become Boris Johnson's successor as UK Prime Minister after former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak and Foreign Trade Secretary Penny Mordaunt strengthened their advantage in the Conservative Party leadership contest.
Tories in the British Parliament cast their first-round of votes on Wednesday to pick a candidate to replace outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson as head of the party and UK's head of government.
British Foreign Trade Secretary Penny Mordaunt Wednesday came out of near-anonymity and became a serious contender to succeed Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party and take over as the new Prime Minister following Wednesday's round of voting in which Economy Minister Nadhim Zahawi and former Health Minister Jeremy Hunt were cast aside.