Liz Truss will take the oath as the next UK Prime Minister today

Mary Elizabeth Truss (born 26 July 1975)

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From 1996 to 2000, Truss worked for Shell, during which time she qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) in 1999

Truss was employed by Cable & Wireless and rose to economic director before leaving in 2005.

– Liz Truss has won the Conservative Party leadership contest - with 57% of member votes - and will be appointed as prime minister tomorrow after Boris Johnson formally quits as premier

LIZ TRUSS is married to accountant Hugh O'Leary and the pair are still together despite the Prime Minister elect once having an affair with former Tory MP Mark Field.

– Truss will travel to Balmoral in Scotland tomorrow where the Queen will appoint her as the 15th British prime minister

– She has pledged to cut taxes and "deliver" on tackling the energy crisis as PM. Details are emerging of a plan to help consumers with energy costs - set to be announced on Thursday