Britain's Prime Minister-elect Liz Truss pledged to deliver on a range of issues after being named the new Conservative Party leader on Monday.
Mary Elizabeth Truss (born 26 July 1975) is a British politician who is Leader of the Conservative Party and expected to be appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom by Queen Elizabeth II on 6 September 2022
"I will deliver a bold plan to cut taxes and grow our economy," Truss said in her victory speech, adding that she will also take on challenges from high energy bills to the National Health Service
The result follows a nationwide vote by the party's grassroots members that lasted several weeks this summer
Truss will become the country's fourth leader in a politically turbulent six-year period.
"We will deliver, we will deliver, and we will deliver," Truss said, echoing a key campaign theme. "And we will deliver a great victory for the Conservative Party in 2024" — when the next national elections are slated to be held.
As new leader, Truss will likely make a statement outside 10 Downing Street later Tuesday. She will immediately face responsibility for a rapidly escalating energy crisis in Britain
she will formulate proposals to combat this economic challenge within days, and is aiming to "act immediately."
Truss did not command as much support among fellow Conservative legislators as her opponent Sunak