Everything you need to know about Liz Truss (Biography, Education, Date of Birth)

Everything you need to know about Liz Truss (Biography, Education, Date of Birth)

Liz Truss Biography

Liz Truss better known as Mary Elizabeth Truss was born on July 26, 1975  in Oxford, England, to John Kenneth and Priscilla Mary Truss.

Liz Truss Education

Truss attended West Primary School in Paisley, Scotland. She then attended Roundhay School, in the Roundhay area of Leeds.

She read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Merton College, Oxford, graduating in 1996.

Liz Truss Political Career

Truss was active in the Liberal Democrats. She was president of Oxford University Liberal Democrats and a member of the national executive committee of Liberal Democrat Youth and Students. During her time as a Liberal Democrat, Truss supported the legalisation of cannabis and the abolition of the monarchy.

She joined the Conservative Party in 1996.

Everything you need to know about Liz Truss (Biography, Education, Date of Birth)

She unsuccessfully contested the Greenwich London Borough Council elections in 1998 (for Vanbrugh ward) and 2002 (in Blackheath Westcombe).

Under David Cameron as Conservative leader, Truss was added to the party’s ‘A List’.

Liz Truss Working Career

Truss worked for Shell from 1996 t0 2000, during which time she qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 1999.

She was employed by Cable & Wireless in 2000 and rose to economic director before leaving in 2005.

Truss served as the chair of the Lewisham Deptford Conservative Association from 1998 to 2000.

Liz Truss Appointments

On September 4, 2012, Truss was appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Education, with responsibility for childcare and early learning, assessment, qualifications and curriculum reform, behaviour and attendance, and school food review.

In a July 15, 2014 cabinet reshuffle, Truss was appointed Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, replacing Owen Paterson.

On July 14, 2016, Truss was appointed as Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor in Theresa May’s first ministry. She became the first woman to hold either position and the first female Lord Chancellor in the thousand-year history of the office.

On July 10, 2022, Truss announced her intention to run in the Conservative Party leadership election to replace Boris Johnson after the latter’s resignation.

On September 5, 2022, Truss won the Conservative Party’s election as party leader, beating her rival, Sunak.

On September 6, 2022, Liz Truss will be officially made the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, becoming the third female to occupy that position.

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