17 – On September 15, 2021, during a cabinet reshuffle, Johnson promoted Truss from International Trade Secretary to Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, thus becoming the second woman to hold the position after Margaret Beckett.

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18 – On July 10, 2022, Truss announced her intention to run in the Conservative Party leadership election to replace Boris Johnson after the latter’s resignation.

19 – On September 5, 2022, Truss won the Conservative Party’s election as party leader, beating her rival, Sunak.

20 – On September 6, 2022, Liz Truss will be officially made the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, becoming the third female to occupy that position.