UK PM Election Results 2022|Liz Truss Beats Rishi Sunak To Be New PM

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UK PM Election Results 2022|uk prime minster result 2022|UK Prime Minister Election Results Live|UK PM Election 2022 Result:The voting in the Conservative party leadership election to replace Boris Johnson as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom finished on Friday. The result is expected to be announced next week. Notably, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is likely to be named the winner.The deadline for Tory members to register their choice between Indian-origin former Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Truss closed at 5:00 pm (1600 GMT) on Friday, after a two-month contest. In these two months, the final contenders toured the country and took part in debates.

The result of the Conservative party leadership election will be announced at 12:30 pm on Monday, reported AFP. Conservative Party chairman Andrew Stephenson thanked Sunak and Truss for taking part in the “gruelling schedule in good spirits”.Liz Truss beat her rival, former finance minister Rishi Sunak, by 81,326 votes to 60,399, after a summer-long internal contest sparked by Boris Johnson’s resignation in July.

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Long the front-runner in the race to replace Johnson, Truss will become the Conservatives’ fourth prime minister since a 2015 election. Over that period the country has been buffeted from crisis to crisis, and now faces what is forecast to be a long recession triggered by sky-rocketing inflation which hit 10.1 per cent in July.

Boris Johnson was forced to announce his resignation in July after months of scandal and he will travel to Scotland to meet Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday to officially tender his resignation. His successor will follow him and be asked to form a government.

Liz Truss has defeated Rishi Sunak to be the new Prime Minister of Britain. She beat her rival by 81,326 votes to 60,399, after a summer-long internal contest sparked by Boris Johnson’s resignation in July.

When will new UK PM be announced?

The new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will be announced today i.e. September 5 at 11:30 am GMT, which means that the announcement will happen at 5 pm as per Indian time. The announcement will be live telecasted across several international news channels.

After the announcement of the Britain PM, the appointment of the new prime minister will take place on September 6, Tuesday.

How will new UK PM be appointed?

This time, the appointment of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will be breaking the tradition and is set to take place at the Balmoral Castle in Scotland and not Buckingham Palace in London. The former is where the Queen spends her summers.

Before the new Prime Minister takes charge, Boris Johnson is expected to make a speech at his official residence, after which he will travel to Scotland to tender his resignation to the Queen. Then, either Sunak or Truss will meet with Queen Elizabeth and form the government.

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Liz Truss has won the Tory leadership contest and will replace Boris Johnson as prime minister.

Ms Truss, the Foreign Secretary, defeated Rishi Sunak, the former chancellor, by 81,326 votes to 60,399.

Ms Truss said that as premier she will lead the Conservative Party to a “great victory” at the 2024 general election as she stressed her priority in the coming years will be delivering on policy pledges. 

Delivering her victory speech at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in central London, Ms Truss said: “I know that we will deliver, we will deliver, we will deliver. And we will deliver a great victory for the Conservative Party in 2024.” 

Mr Sunak urged the Conservative “family” to unite behind Ms Truss following her victory as he tweeted: “It’s right we now unite behind the new PM, Liz Truss, as she steers the country through difficult times.”

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Confident that India-UK partnership will be strengthened under your leadership: PM to Liz Truss
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Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Liz Truss on being chosen to be the next prime minister of the UK and expressed confidence that under her leadership, the India-UK Comprehensive Strategic Partnership will be further strengthened.

UK foreign secretary Truss on Monday defeated Indian-origin former chancellor Rishi Sunak to be named the winner of the Conservative Party leadership contest and will now go on to formally take charge as British Prime Minister as Boris Johnson’s successor.
“Congratulations @trussliz for being chosen to be the next PM of the UK. Confident that under your leadership, the India-UK Comprehensive Strategic Partnership will be further strengthened,” PM Modi said in a tweet.

Is Liz Truss a conservative?

Truss is running to become Leader of the Conservative Party. Truss attended Merton College, Oxford, and was President of Oxford University Liberal Democrats. In 1996, she both graduated and joined the Conservative Party.

How many terms can a British prime minister serve?

No directly set terms, but the Prime Minister must maintain the support of the House of Commons, which by statute has a maximum term of 4 years.

Who is the UK Prime Minister?

Liz Truss Beats Rishi Sunak To Be New PM