Mary Elizabeth Truss (born 26 July 1975) is a British politician who is Leader of the Conservative Party and is due to be appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on 6 September 2022

She has served as the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs since 2021 and Minister for Women and Equalities since 2019

A member of the Conservative Party, she has been Member of Parliament (MP) for South West Norfolk since 2010

Truss attended Merton College, Oxford, and was President of Oxford University Liberal Democrats

In 1996, she graduated and joined the Conservative Party

She worked at Shell and Cable & Wireless, and was deputy director of the think tank Reform

She founded the Free Enterprise Group of Conservative MPs and wrote or co-wrote a number of papers and books, including After the Coalition (2011) and Britannia Unchained 2012

She took on the additional role of Minister for Women and Equalities in September 2019

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