By James September 6, 2022
Mary Elizabeth Truss (born 26 July 1975) is a British politician who is the newly-elected Leader of the Conservative Party and is expected to be appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on 6 September 2022
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Mary Elizabeth Truss was born on 26 July 1975 in Oxford, England, to John Kenneth and Priscilla Mary Truss. From an early age, she has been known by her middle name.
From 1996 to 2000, Truss worked for Shell, during which time she qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) in 1999. In 2000, Truss was employed by Cable & Wireless and rose to economic director before leaving in 2005.
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Truss served as the chair of the Lewisham Deptford Conservative Association from 1998 to 2000.Truss unsuccessfully contested the Greenwich London Borough Council elections in 1998 (for Vanbrugh ward) and 2002 (in Blackheath Westcombe).
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At the 2001 general election, Truss stood for the constituency of Hemsworth in West Yorkshire, a safe seat for the Labour Party. She came a distant second, but increased the Conservative vote by 4%
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In 2000, Truss married Hugh O'Leary, a fellow accountant,the couple have two daughters. From 2004 until mid-2005, she had an extramarital affair with the married MP Mark Field, whom the Conservative Party had appointed as her political mentor.
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has beaten former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, winning the ruling Conservative Party`s leadership contest.
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Truss, 47, will meet Queen Elizabeth II for the "kissing of hands" ceremony with the monarch on Tuesday. After being formally asked by the Queen to form a government, Truss is to become Britain`s third female prime minister after Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May.