Liz Truss or Mary Elizabeth Truss, is a British politician who served as prime minister of the UK for 45 days. She announced her resignation as prime minister and leader of the Conservative Party on 20 October 2022 becoming the shortest-serving prime minister of the United Kingdom in history. She has held many positions in the office under David Cameron, Theresa May, and Boris Johnson. Before moving into office or politics, Truss worked at Shell, Cable & Wireless, and was also associate director of the Reform think tank.
In 2010, after the parliamentary elections, she became a Member of Parliament. While holding a seat in Parliament, she was active in various policy areas, including teaching mathematics, economics, and childcare. She is also the founder of the Free Enterprise Group of Conservative MPs. She is the author and co-author of several articles and books. Truss ran for the position of leader of the Conservative Party in the 2022 election. She is one of the only two candidates for the position, the other being Rishi Sunak. The results will be announced on September 5th, 2022 with the conclusion of the elections on September 2nd.
Liz Truss was born on July 26, 1975, in Oxford, England to loving and caring parents John Kenneth and Priscilla Mary Truss, both of whom helped her during her tenure in politics. Her father is a Professor Emeritus of Pure Mathematics at the University of Leeds and her mother is a member of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. She has remained a former teacher and nurse. When Truss was just 4 she moved with her family to Scotland where she attended West Primary School in Paisley, Renfrewshire, having received her primary education at Roundhay School. She described Roundhay School as the “abandoned” school. Both this statement and her claim regarding education and curriculum became a social issue after they were disputed by a journalist and some of his friends who studied at the same school. After a year, Truss moved to Canada and praised the schooling there and the type of education she received. She graduated in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Merton College, Oxford, graduating in 1996.
Liz Truss career
Liz Truss did not get the political office position directly but worked at various companies such as Shell when she qualified as an ACMA accountant in 1999. She worked at Shell from 1996 to 2000 and was later employed by another company called Cable & Wireless where she rose to a high-profile position such as B. Economic Director. Finally, in 2005, she quit the job at Cable & Wireless. During her early political career, Liz Truss lost the first two elections. She then became full-time Deputy Director of Reform and continued to work for the Advocate Standards in Schools and other work where urgent action was required for the deal. Her focus was on serious and organized crime matters. During this time she also co-authored various reports and journals such as The Value of Mathematics and A New Level. After Truss got a job in Parliament, she was Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department of Child Care and Education from 2012 to 2014.
Rise to Fame
Later, after the cabinet reshuffle in 2014, she was first appointed to the cabinet as Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs. In 2016, Cameron resigned from his post. Later Truss was appointed Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor. Following the announcement of the 2017 general election, Truss was promoted to Chief Secretary to the Treasury. In 2019, another position holder, May, resigned and appointed Truss to the State for International Trade and President of the Committee on Trade due to Borris Johnson’s support for his position as Conservative leader. After that, Truss was appointed foreign minister in 2021, replacing Dominic Raab with Borris.
Liz Truss biography
|Real name||Maria Elizabeth Truss|
|Date of birth||July 26, 1975|
|Age (as of 2022)||47 years|
|Place of birth||Oxford, United Kingdom|
|profession||Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs|
|University||Roundhay School, University of Oxford, Merton College|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 60kg – in pounds – 132 pounds|
Liz Truss Family
|Who is Liz Truss’ husband?||Hugh O’Leary|
|children||Two (Liberty & Frances O’Leary)|
Liz Truss is a happily married woman with a small extended family of four (including her) living in the United States. Her husband’s name is Hugh O’Leary. They married in 2000 and together raised two daughters, Liberty and Frances. It is known that the two met in 1997 at the Conservative Party Convention.
Liz Truss Net Worth
She is currently the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs since September 2021. Since September 2019 she has also been Minister for Women and Equality and MP for South West Norfolk since 2010. Certainly, Truss must earn well given her only job as a politician. At the moment, Truss’ estimated net worth is around $10 million including the awards and facilities she receives from the government for her political position.