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

“Downing Avenue has within the twenty first century been reworked right into a 100-room playground for prime ministerial youngsters,” reported The Occasions. Every successive occupant, from Tony Blair to Boris Johnson however excluding Theresa Could, 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 may take some getting used to”, mentioned the Night Commonplace.

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 stored 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 stored public appearances to a minimal thus far, with commentators questioning how a lot we’ll really see of the person behind our nation’s new chief,” mentioned the Night Commonplace.

“Quieter and extra reflective than his spouse, O’Leary is alleged to choose to maintain a low profile, getting on with home life through 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 Could-type character, maybe even much less snug within the limelight than Could was”, mentioned the Commonplace.

A pal of his instructed The Guardian that as he works from house, he may return to their southeast London house every day or discover an workplace nearer Westminster, fairly than work from Downing Avenue.

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 get together convention in 1997.

The couple married in 2000 and survived Truss’s now-public affair with former Tory MP Mark Subject 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 straight into 23-hectare St James’s Park, and are “already planning sleepovers with their pals at Downing Avenue and Chequers, with its enormous garden and heated swimming pool”.

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

“I speak to them about politics on a regular basis,” Truss instructed The Sunday Occasions’ Tim Shipman earlier this summer season, though 16-year-old Frances is “perhaps a bit extra centrist, and Liberty is perhaps barely extra Conservative”. Liberty, 13, acts as her unofficial style guru, additionally “giving normal political recommendation”, mentioned The Occasions, whereas her older daughter, who has achieved a computing GCSE, has helped along 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 footage of their birthday desserts or the backs of their heads on her Instagram web page”, mentioned the Commonplace.

In truth, not like earlier prime ministers who’ve been glad to be photographed with their youngsters, there aren’t any photographs of the Truss youngsters within the public area and the one image to point out their faces, taken on the Commonwealth Video games final month and revealed by MailOnline, was promptly faraway from the web after a authorized warning.