Liz Truss named UK Prime Minister: The green economy reacts

BusinessGreen staff
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Green business figures, politicians, think tanks, experts and more react to news that Britain has a new PM.

Liz Truss has been named as UK's new prime minister today, having comfortably defeated her rival Rishi Sunak in this summer's Conservative Party leadership election. More than 172,000 votes were cast by Conservative party members in the election, of which Truss won more than 81,000 compared to around 60,000 for Sunak. It means Truss, the former foreign secretary, will travel to meet the Queen tomorrow to be sworn in as prime minister and take over from Boris Johnson. Liz Truss succeeds Boris Johnson as the UK's next PM Truss will immediately face a multitude of challenges, not l...

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