Secretary of State Liz Truss is now an official candidate to succeed Johnson

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss officially announced, on Sunday, her candidacy to succeed Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

who – which declaring gears In an opinion article on Daily Telegraph† Her bid for prime minister has been speculated since Johnson tendered his resignation as Conservative Party leader last Thursday night. He will remain prime minister until there is someone to succeed him.

Truss is one of the candidates to succeed him. “I will run in this election as governor and govern as governor,” Truss wrote in a statement. Daily Telegraph† Promises tax deductions.

Member of Parliament Rahman Chishti is also running, he said in a Facebook video. This brings the total number of participants in the succession race to eleven.


In the ad video, Chishti recalls 1984, when he came to Gillingham without speaking a word of English. He believes it is important that “everyone who works hard, who is driven and who is persistent, has a government at their side,” he said. “That means lower taxes, small government, large community.” He promises the British a “new beginning”.

Truss, 46, is the fourth woman to enter the succession race, preceded by Secretary of State for International Trade Penny Mordaunt, Attorney General Suella Braverman and former Equal Opportunity Undersecretary Kimi Badnoch. Seven men have previously been nominated with Chishti: former Health Minister Sajid Javid, former Health Minister Jeremy Hunt, Finance Minister Nadim Zahawi, Transport Minister Grant Shapps, MP Tom Tugendhat and former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak. The latter is also considered one of my favorites.

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