"I'm a campaigner ... I enjoy getting things done." ~ Liz Truss
Elizabeth Truss was appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury in June 2017 by Prime Minister Theresa May. A member of the Conservative Party, she was first elected as a Member of Parliament in 2010 for the constituency of South West Norfolk. She has held several important ministerial roles, including Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for education and childcare; Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor.
Truss is a longtime friend of the liberty movement, having worked at the think tank Reform and having founded the Free Enterprise Group (an association of free market–oriented Conservative Members of Parliament) in 2011.