Rishi Sunak will formally become prime minister today after Liz Truss has held her final Cabinet meeting and departs No 10 for the last time.

Ms Truss will convene the final meeting of her top team at 9am before then making a statement in Downing Street just after 10am.

The outgoing premier will then head to Buckingham Palace for an audience with His Majesty the King as she formally steps down.

Mr Sunak will then travel to the palace when the King will invite him to form the next government.

The new Tory leader will then head to Downing Street where he will make a statement in front of the famous black door of No 10 at about 11.35am.

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