Elizabeth Truss was prime minister from 6 September 2022 to 25 October 2022. Her tenure in the job, marked by unrest in financial markets, was the shortest in British history. She studied philosophy, politics and economics at Merton College, Oxford. She is married and has two children, and was elected as Conservative MP for South West Norfolk in 2010. In 2014 David Cameron appointed her as Environment Secretary, and, at 38, she was the youngest female member of his cabinet. After that she became the first female Lord Chancellor and the first female Conservative foreign secretary.