The Chaos of British Politics Explained
In seven weeks, Britain has lived under three prime ministers, of whom only one was elected. In June, Boris Johnson's handling of Conservative Party scandals led to his resignation, forced by a mass exodus of ministers, including his then-finance minister Rishi Sunak. Liz Truss took up the mantle and unveiled a mini-budget that resulted in economic turmoil. Now that Sunak is the new U.K. PM, read about the events that led to his political rise and the tradition involving the monarch.