As Liz Truss tackles a string of challenges as prime minister, her household will likely be adjusting to a brand new dwelling and their place within the highlight as the nation’s First Household.

“Downing Road has within the twenty first century been remodeled right into a 100-room playground for prime ministerial kids,” reported The Instances. Every successive occupant, from Tony Blair to Boris Johnson however except for Theresa Might, has introduced “with them their very own noisy younger households” or welcomed new “infants whereas there”.

Whereas it was conventional for the prime minister’s household to occupy the flat at No. 10, ever because the Blairs, every has opted for the extra spacious lodgings above No. 11, which boasts bigger dwelling quarters and an open-plan kitchen. Whichever the Trusses select, “after the modest, unflashy calm of the Sunaks and the new child and toddler mayhem of the Johnsons, the teenage ‘madhouse’ that’s the Truss family would possibly take some getting used to”, mentioned the Night Normal.

Who’s ‘Mr Truss’?

Rising up in Liverpool earlier than graduating from the London College of Economics and coaching as a chartered accountant, the 48-year-old Hugh O’Leary, described by the Mirror as a “gentle-looking everyman”, has saved a low profile throughout his spouse’s comparatively meteoric rise to energy.

“In contrast to Boris and Carrie Johnson, the brand new PM and her husband have saved public appearances to a minimal up to now, with commentators questioning how a lot we’ll really see of the person behind our nation’s new chief,” mentioned the Night Normal.

“Quieter and extra reflective than his spouse, O’Leary is claimed to favor to maintain a low profile, getting on with home life in the course of the week whereas his spouse is busy at Westminster,” mentioned The Guardian.

“He’s not going to be Denis [Thatcher],” a supply instructed the paper, however he’s extra a “Philip Might-type character, even perhaps much less snug within the limelight than Might was”, mentioned the Normal.

A pal of his instructed The Guardian that as he works from dwelling, he might return to their southeast London dwelling day by day or discover an workplace nearer Westminster, reasonably than work from Downing Road.

But whereas he could shun the glare of the media highlight, he’s removed from a political novice, having stood unsuccessfully as a Tory candidate within the 2002 native council elections. He even met his wife-to-be on the Tory celebration convention in 1997.

The couple married in 2000 and survived Truss’s now-public affair with former Tory MP Mark Area between 2004 and 2005, remaining silent on the topic ever since.

And their daughters?

It appears each their teenage daughters, Frances, 16, and Liberty, 13, are able to embrace life within the UK’s most well-known residence.

The Guardian reported the women are, apparently, “very excited” on the prospect of dwelling in No. 10 (or 11), the place the again door leads immediately into 23-hectare St James’s Park, and are “already planning sleepovers with their associates at Downing Road and Chequers, with its big garden and heated swimming pool”.

The Instances mentioned the addition of “two politically and pc literate younger ladies who’ve already labored on Truss’s marketing campaign, could seem at first extra like an addition to the technique employees than a childcare downside”.

“I speak to them about politics on a regular basis,” Truss instructed The Sunday Instances’ Tim Shipman earlier this summer season, though 16-year-old Frances is “possibly a bit extra centrist, and Liberty is possibly barely extra Conservative”. Liberty, 13, acts as her unofficial vogue guru, additionally “giving basic political recommendation”, mentioned The Instances, whereas her older daughter, who has carried out a computing GCSE, has helped together with her digital marketing campaign.

However whereas Truss has been more and more eager to speak about her daughters and the affect they’ve on her life and political outlook, she has been “cautious to solely ever share photos of their birthday muffins or the backs of their heads on her Instagram web page”, mentioned the Normal.

The truth is, in contrast to earlier prime ministers who’ve been completely satisfied to be photographed with their kids, there are not any photos of the Truss kids within the public area and the one image to indicate their faces, taken on the Commonwealth Video games final month and printed by MailOnline, was promptly faraway from the web after a authorized warning.