Here are 10  Interesting Facts About the New  Prime Minister of the  United Kingdom :  Mary Elizabeth Truss

 Liz Truss has won the Conservative leadership race by beating Rishi Sunak, in the contest and will become the next UK prime minister on Tuesday. She got 81,326 votes and Rishi Sunak got 60,399 votes.

The survey predicted that Truss would win, but she won by a smaller margin than expected. In this story, we will highlight ten things you should know about Lisa Truss. 

Mary Elizabeth Truss was born on July 26th, 1975 in England. Her father was a professor of mathematics at the University of Leeds, and her mother was a nurse.

She graduated in 1996 from Merton College, Oxford, where she studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.

She married Hugh O'Leary, an accountant, in 2000, and they have two daughters together. (Frances, 16) and (Liberty, 13).

When she first entered the political arena in 1996, she joined the Conservative Party and became a member at that time.

She has served under Prime Ministers David Cameron, Theresa May and Boris Johnson in various Cabinet positions.  

In 2012,Truss was the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Childcare and Education. In 2014,Truss was appointed to the Cabinet as Secretary of State for the Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs.

She was the Minister for Women and Equalities since 2019 and the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs since 2021. 

In December 2021, she was appointed the Government's top negotiator with the European Union and the UK chair of the EU–UK Partnership Council.

In May, Truss was appointed as a Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor. She was the first woman to hold this position in the thousand-year history of the office.

She is the 56th prime minister of the UK and only the third woman to hold that position, after Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May.