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Monday, Oct 02, 2023

Liz Truss to be new UK prime minister

Liz Truss will be the new UK prime minister after defeating Rishi Sunak in the Tory leadership contest. It was a closer result than many pundits expected, with Truss taking 57% of valid votes cast.
Speaking at a conference centre in Westminster, she thanked Sunak for a "hard-fought campaign" and pledges to deliver a "bold plan".

Truss will become prime minister on Tuesday after travelling to meet the Queen at Balmoral in Scotland.

The current foreign secretary will come under immediate pressure to announce a plan to tackle soaring energy costs
She is understood to be considering a freeze on energy bills, with an announcement potentially scheduled for Thursday
Labour argues people are "desperate" for help and need to know specifics

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