John Lamont MP has commented after Liz Truss won the leadership contest and will become the new Prime Minister.
John Lamont MP said:
“Huge congratulations to Liz Truss on becoming the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
“She takes office at a key moment for our economy and when people across our nation are facing a difficult winter ahead.
“Ms Truss will have my support in taking swift and robust action to help households and businesses deal with the global cost of living crisis.
“I have worked very closely with Liz in the past and I look forward to working with her to deliver the best for the Borders and Scotland.
“The Conservative Party must now unite behind our new leader so we can tackle these huge issues ahead.”