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Truss and Sunak spar over China strategy

More to follow The post Truss and Sunak spar over China strategy appeared first on Politics.co.uk.

Truss on track to beat Sunak in race for Conservative leadership

A fresh poll has suggested that former chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to lose to Liz Truss in their bid for the Conservative leadership. The survey, released by YouGov yesterday night, says the foreign secretary is currently leading by 62 per cent to Sunak’s 38 per cent among the party grassroots set to vote between…

The Conservative leadership contest: what next?

Now down to the final two candidates, what happens next in the race to be Conservative party leader and therefore the next Prime Minister? The post The Conservative leadership contest: what next? appeared first on Politics.co.uk.

Sunak and Truss to battle for No 10

Penny Mordaunt has been knocked out of the run for the Conservative leadership. This will leave Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss to battle for support among the Tory party grassroots over the coming weeks. The 1922 committee announced this afternoon that of all 357 MP votes cast there were 2 spoiled ballots. International trade minister…

Liz Truss now odds-on to be next Tory leader as she and Rishi Sunak make final two in leadership contest

The Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is now odds-on at 4/6 to be the next Tory leader after gaining more votes than Penny Mordaunt to make the final two in the… The post Liz Truss now odds-on to be next Tory leader as she and Rishi Sunak make final two in leadership contest appeared first on…

Liz Truss backed to overtake Penny Mordaunt to make final two in Tory leadership contest today

Liz Truss is odds-on at 2/9 to overtake Penny Mordaunt during the final Tory leadership ballot today, whilst Rishi Sunak, who leads the way with 118 votes, is almost guaranteed… The post Liz Truss backed to overtake Penny Mordaunt to make final two in Tory leadership contest today appeared first on London Business News |…

Liz Truss odds-on with Rishi Sunak to be final two Tory MPs in the Conservative leadership contest

The Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is now odds-on at 4/7 with the former Chancellor Rishi Sunak to be the final two Tory MPs left in the leadership contest. In the… The post Liz Truss odds-on with Rishi Sunak to be final two Tory MPs in the Conservative leadership contest appeared first on London Business News…

Tugendhat eliminated from leadership race

Tom Tugendhat has been eliminated from the race to be the next leader of the Conservative party. The Tonbridge and Malling MP polled 31 votes, while former chancellor Rishi Sunak continued to top the poll with 115 votes. Penny Mordaunt remains in second place, but with one fewer vote (82)  than in the second ballot.…

Truss rejects claims new NI protocol bill ‘breaks international law’

During foreign questions, secretary of state Liz Truss rejected shadow secretary David Lammy’s claim that the new protocol bill for Northern Ireland “breaks international law”. Lammy criticised the move which ”divides the UK and European Union when we should be pulling together”. Truss told MPs that nothing said by Lammy “is accurate”, and that the…

Ukraine update: Truss announces further Russian sanctions

In a statement to the House of Commons, foreign secretary Liz Truss updated the House of Commons on the war in Ukraine. Truss announced further sanctions including on the head of the Russian Orthodox Church and Russia’s children’s rights commissioner.  The secretary of state underlined the UK’s continued commitment to Ukraine, telling the House that…

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