Liz Truss to be next UK Prime Minister after winning Tory leadership contest
Truss defeated Rishi Sunak winning 81,326 votes to Sunak’s 60,399
Liz Truss has been elected as leader of the UK Conservative party and will succeed Boris Johnson as Prime Minister.
Truss defeated Rishi Sunak winning 81,326 votes to Sunak’s 60,399. Following the announcement, Truss said it was an “honour to be elected” and called her victory “one of the longest job interviews in history”.
Truss won 57.3 per cent of the members’ vote - the smallest margin of victory since the Tory membership started selecting ...