Liz Truss takes the place of Johnson: elected new leader of the Tories, expected tomorrow by the queen
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Liz Truss takes the place of Johnson: elected new leader of the Tories, expected tomorrow by the queen

When asked about her flaw, Liz Truss replied without hesitation: “I think I’m a little relentless.” Here is who is the new “Iron Lady” of London, the third woman to settle in Downing Street, after Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May

Liz Truss, 47, holder of the Foreign Affairs in office, is the new leader of the British Conservative Party and, from tomorrow, automatically also Prime Minister with the investiture by the Queen. During the first debate on the Tory leadership, she wore a white blouse with a bow and a dark blazer that looked exactly like Thatcher’s dress in a 1979 election broadcast. Today in a strict purple suit. In short, nothing left to chance.

In her speech after her victory in the Tory primary she thanked outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson: “Boris, you did Brexit, you crushed Jeremy Corbyn, you put the vaccine in place and you opposed Vladimir Putin”.

Boris Johnson has called on the entire Conservative Party to come together now “100% behind her. I know that he has the right plan to deal with the dear life crisis, to reunify the party and to continue the great work of leveling up. of inequalities) in the territories of our country “, wrote the outgoing leader.

On Twitter, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen wrote in a congratulatory message: “The EU and the UK are partners. We face many challenges together, from climate change to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. I look forward to a report. constructive, in full compliance with our agreements “.