Rishi Sunak diverted money from ‘deprived urban areas’ of Britain, says report

Sunak reportedly took money from deprived urban areas and diverted it to other parts of the country. He is up against foreign minister Liz Truss to win the votes of 2 lakh members of the Conservative Party by September 5.
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1 weeks ago

Rishi Sunak wins fourth round in UK PM race with 118 votes; only 3 contenders left now

Rishi Sunak, the former UK Chancellor, won the fourth round of voting by Conservative Party MPs. Kemi Badenoch was eliminated from the race, with now only three contenders left in the race. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt are competing for second place. The final two candidates will hold television debates across the country in an effort to sway voters.
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4 weeks ago

Britain's government wins confidence vote it called in itself

The government won the vote by 349 to 238. The opposition Labour Party has called on Mr. Johnson, who has said he will step down, to be replaced immediately by a caretaker leader until his successor is elected by the Conservative Party in early September. Labour had sought to hold a confidence vote in both the government and Mr. Boris Johnson in order to try to force him out sooner.
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4 weeks ago

'Leave our policy alone': In race to be UK PM, central bank, Liz Truss squabble

Michael Saunders said the foundations of Britain's monetary policy framework were best left untouched by candidates to lead the Conservative Party. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, one of the front-runners to succeed Boris Johnson, said she wanted to look again at the BoE's mandate to make sure it is tough enough on inflation.
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1 months ago

UK prime minister race: And there four; Rishi Sunak targeted by rivals

Rishi Sunak will be knocked out of the race to become Britain's next prime minister on Monday. Ruling Conservative Party's 358 lawmakers will whittle the field down to the final two this week, staging votes which will eject the candidate with the fewest votes each time. Monday's vote results will be announced at 1900 GMT.
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1 months ago

Voters believe Rishi Sunak will make good PM: UK opinion poll

Almost 50 per cent voters of the UK's governing Conservative Party are of the view that Rishi Sunak will make a 'good Prime Minister' The results of a new opinion poll put Foreign Secretary Liz Truss in second place with 39 per cent backing her. 42-year-old Sunak topped the first two rounds of polls among Tory MPs last week.
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1 months ago

UK PM race: Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss spar over tax in leadership debate

British foreign minister Liz Truss and former finance minister Rishi Sunak clash over tax policy. Five remaining contenders to be Britain's next prime minister go head-to-head in first of three televised debates. An initial field of 11 challengers has been whittled down following two days of votes by lawmakers from the ruling Conservative Party.
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1 months ago

UK PM contender Rishi Sunak reacts to trolls who pointed out spelling error in his banner

Former British finance minister Rishi Sunak was mocked on Twitter for a spelling error on his campaign banner. Sunak garnered the majority of votes in the second round of the election to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister of the UK. He was trolled by eagle-eyed viewers after they spotted a spelling blunder on his banner on Friday, July 15.
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1 months ago

‘Back anyone, but Sunak’: Johnson to allies

Mr. Sunak is widely blamed for Mr. Johnson’s loss of support among his own party members. Caretaker premier Boris Johnson has reportedly told his allies to back ‘anyone but Rishi Sunak’ He resigned as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party on July 7.
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1 months ago

Boris Johnson to allies: 'Back anyone, but Rishi Sunak for Britain PM'

Caretaker premier Boris Johnson reportedly told allies not to back Rishi Sunak. Johnson resigned as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party on July 7. Former chancellor Sunak widely blamed for Johnson's loss of support among his own party members. Johnson has said he will not endorse any leadership candidates or publicly intervene in the contest.
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1 months ago

'Back anyone, but Rishi Sunak': Caretaker UK PM Boris Johnson to allies

Caretaker Prime Minister Boris Johnson reportedly told allies to back anyone but Rishi Sunak. Johnson resigned as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party on July 7. Johnson is believed to have held conversations with failed contenders to succeed him and urged that Sunak should not become the prime minister.
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1 months ago

'Back anyone, but Sunak': Johnson tells allies as UK PM race heats up

Rishi Sunak won the second round of voting on Thursday to become Britain's next PM. Caretaker PM Boris Johnson has reportedly told his allies to back anyone but Sunak. Johnson resigned as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party on July 7. He has said he will not endorse any leadership candidates or publicly intervene in the contest.
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1 months ago

UK: Rishi Sunak's winning streak continues, gets highest votes in the second ballot

Rishi Sunak received the most votes (101 total) in the second round of voting to succeed Boris Johnson as the leader of the Conservative Party. Penny Mordaunt (83 votes) and Liz Truss (64 votes) were also in second place. The final results to be declared on September 5, the person with the highest votes will succeed Johnson.
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1 months ago

UK PM race: Rishi Sunak, Penny Mordaunt open big lead to succeed Boris Johnson

Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt are ahead of their rivals in the race to become Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister. Sunak won 101 votes in the second ballot of Tory MPs on Thursday, ahead of Mordaunt with 83. Liz Truss was third with 64 votes, the next ballot is scheduled for Monday.
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1 months ago

UK: Truss launches her leadership bid, says 'I am ready to be Prime Minister from day 1'

Liz Truss has announced her candidacy for the Conservative Party leadership. She will have to defeat Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt if she hopes to make it to the final round. Truss stated that she will increase defence expenditure up to 3% by the end of the decade. She also promised to reverse National Insurance and corporation tax increases.
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1 months ago

Indian-origin Rishi Sunak leads UK PM race; Tory leadership vote Round 2 today

Indian-origin Rishi Sunak leads UK PM race; Tory leadership vote Round 2 today. Two candidates have been eliminated after Round 1 votes to choose the successor of Boris Johnson as the leader of the Conservative Party and the UK Prime Minister. Newly appointed Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi and former Cabinet minister Jeremy Hunt are out of the race.
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1 months ago

Rishi Sunak wins 1st round of voting to succeed Boris Johnson as UK PM & Tory Party leader

Rishi Sunak on July 13 won most votes in the first round of voting to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader and UK Prime Minister. Sunak got 88 votes, Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt in the second place with 67 votes and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss in the third place with 50 votes. This comes five days after Sunak announced that he is running to replace Boris Johnson.
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1 months ago

Most coveted endorsement for UK PM hopefuls? The late Margaret Thatcher

Rishi Sunak said his economic vision amounts to common sense Thatcherism. The finance minister Nadhim Zahawi said Thatcher is his political idol. Penny Mordaunt said she has been underestimated because she is a woman. The candidates are vying for Thatcher's legacy partly because they are trying to charm an exclusive 200,000 members of the Conservative Party.
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1 months ago

‘Future of 10 Downing Street?’: Anand Mahindra shares memes capturing mood for Rishi Sunak’s UK PM bid

Rishi Sunak announced his bid to become the UK’s next Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would resign from his post. Desi folks are beyond excited for the Indian-origin politician, marking the news with jokes and memes. Business tycoon Anand Mahindra too has jumped on the bandwagon.
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1 months ago

Anand Mahindra's tweet about ‘desi 10 Downing Street’ wins hearts on Twitter

Indian-origin British MP Rishi Sunak is widely seen as the favourite to be elected as leader of the ruling Conservative Party and de facto PM. The industrialist captioned the photo saying: The future of 10 Downing Street? The famed British humour is now laced with Desi humour. The tweet went viral and garnered more than 18,000 likes and 1,400 retweets.
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1 months ago