UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is the next prime minister and leader of the ruling Conservative Party. Truss promises to move on with tax cut promises and address a worsening energy issue.
After a closely matched campaign against former UK chancellor Rishi Sunak, Truss emerged victorious. Truss winning by 81,326 votes to 60,399.
After Boris Johnson announced his retirement in the wake of scandals and resignations from his cabinet; the leadership race got under way in July.
As the nation deals with a cost-of-living problem, industrial discontent, a recession, and a war in Europe. With her promise of a significant victory for her party in 2024, Truss appeared to rule out holding another national election for the next two years.