Liz Truss has been named the new leader of the Conservative Party.
She won the most votes among Conservative Party members in the race to succeed Boris Johnson, beating rival Rishi Sunak.
Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Conservative Backbenchers Committee, was officially announced on Monday.
Here’s what happens next for Mrs. Truss.
September 6, 2022
Breaking with tradition, Boris Johnson and his successor will travel to Balmoral in Scotland instead of Buckingham Palace to appoint a new Prime Minister.
Under normal circumstances, the pomp and drama of a date is largely confined to an afternoon in London, as the outgoing PM delivers a statement outside Gate 10 before heading to Buckingham Palace .
But this time the outgoing Prime Minister and outgoing Prime Minister will have to make the 500 mile journey to the sanctuary of Queen’s Aberdeenshire.
Mr Johnson is expected to deliver his farewell speech outside Gate 10 at around 7.30am on Tuesday before leaving Downing Street for the final time.
Mr Johnson and Ms Truss are expected to fly to Aberdeen on separate planes – the journey could take several hours.
He is due to arrive at the gates of Balmoral Castle at 11.20am to meet the Queen, when he will officially step down in what allies say could be a “very sad” occasion for him.
Once gone, the new Tory leader will be invited to meet the Queen privately. Ms Truss will arrive at Balmoral at 12:10 p.m. where she will be named Britain’s next prime minister and asked to form a government.
After spending around 30 minutes with the Queen, Ms Truss is expected to fly back to London and arrive in Downing Street around 4pm to address the nation for the first time as Prime Minister.
Ms Truss will be greeted by cabinet secretaries at Gate 10 and applauded by staff before entering the cabinet room for a security and intelligence briefing by officials.
She will be brought back to nuclear code and write a “final letter” to the commander of the submarine carrying the Trident nuclear missile, directing what to do if the government is wiped out in a nuclear attack.
She should appoint the main members of the cabinet. Seasoned Westminster watchers have begun to speculate over who will take the top job in his cabinet, with Quasi Kwaten set to join the prime minister and James Cleverly as foreign secretary.
Ms Truss will also receive calls from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, US President Joe Biden and other world leaders to wish her luck in her new job.
Changes in procedures could delay the long-awaited reshuffle, late into the night if she wishes to meet and greet her new team in London rather than by phone.
The change could be announced in “batches” of nominations for the rest of the week, as suggested by constitutional expert and Institute of Government researcher Dr Kathryn Harden.
It could also have a knock-on effect on when and where briefings and congratulatory calls are held, with the new Prime Minister likely to be forced to work away on his return to London.
September 7, 2022
The new Cabinet is due to meet on Wednesday morning, after which Ms Truss will face Labor leader Sir Kirstarmer in his first question to the Prime Minister at midday.
She will continue to receive briefings and phone calls from international leaders as she begins to tackle her job, which is more daunting than many of her recent predecessors, facing challenges ranging from the cost crisis of life to Ukraine and industrial unrest.