After Liz Truss’ Win, the U.K. Braces for More Political Turbulence

After Liz Truss’ Win, the U.K. Braces for More Political Turbulence
Liz Truss speaks after being chosen as the Conservative Party leader, London, Sept. 5, 2022 (pool photo by Stefan Rousseau via AP).

Britain’s Conservative party leadership battle ended on Monday with Liz Truss, the former foreign secretary, beating Rishi Sunak, former chancellor of the exchequer, to become the country’s fourth prime minister in six years. But the turbulence that has plagued British politics over much of the past decade looks set to continue.

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