October 20, 2022 1.37 pm This story is over 19 months old

Prime Minister Liz Truss resigns

A new PM will be chosen next week

Prime Minister Liz Truss has resigned on Thursday afternoon.

She announced she resigned as the leader of the Conservative Party.

There will a leadership election in the next week.

She will remain as PM until a successor has been chosen.

She has been in post since September 5.