The plan is for them Conservative Party to appoint a new leader within a week to try to smooth the transition.
Currently, Ms Truss’ former opponent in the previous race for the lead, Rishi Sunak, is the favorite to win the vote if he introduces himself.
Liz Truss ‘apologizes’ for mistakes as PM
Odds from Betfair place him as the front runner with the current leader of the house, Penny Mordaunt, in second place.
Ben Wallace, Jeremy Hunt and then perhaps controversially Boris Johnson are the favorites afterwards.
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What did Liz Truss say when she resigned?
Liz Trusswho has become the shortest-serving Prime Minister in British history announced her resignation at Downing Street this afternoon.
She said: “I recognize that I cannot fulfill the mandate for which I was elected by the Conservative Party.
“I am stepping down as chairman of the Conservative Party. There will be a leadership election within the next week.
“I will remain prime minister until a successor is elected.”
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