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 tops as increasingly bitter race for UK PM narrows to four

Britain's former finance minister Rishi Sunak holds onto his lead in the race to become Britain's next prime minister. Sunak got 115 votes in the third ballot of Conservative lawmakers on Monday, ahead of former defence minister Penny Mordaunt on 82 and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on 71. The chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee Tom Tugendhat was eliminated from the leadership contest on Monday.
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4 weeks ago

Final TV debate cancelled as Truss, Sunak pull out

The debate was scheduled for Tuesday night on Sky News but was cancelled. It was cancelled following candidates’ assessment that Sunday night’s debate was not civil enough. British press characterised the exchanges as ‘vicious’ and ‘bad tempered’
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4 weeks ago

Final TV debate cancelled as Truss, Sunak pull out

The debate was scheduled for Tuesday night on Sky News but was cancelled. It was cancelled following candidates’ assessment that Sunday night’s debate was not civil enough. Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss pulled out following debates over the weekend, which exposed fissures in the party.
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4 weeks 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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4 weeks 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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4 weeks ago

UK: Tory leadership rivals vying for PM's post trade blows on economy, inflation and more

Rishi Sunak, Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Kemi Badenoch, and Tom Tugendhat debated the most about rising taxes and inflation. The debate on July 15 failed to impress the audience, according to British media agencies and an Opinium Research survey. The way Sunak justified the choices he made while serving as Chancellor of the Exchequer.
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4 weeks ago

Rishi Sunak roasted for wrong spelling of 'campaign', he responds

Rishi Sunak took part in the first TV debate to pitch for the UK PM post. Viewers pointed out that there was a spelling mistake on his campaign banner. The spelling of the campaign was wrong as it was misspelt as 'campiagn' Sunak responded by saying, 'Ready for spellcheck' in a tweak of his slogan 'ready for Rishi'
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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

Battle on for second place to beat Rishi Sunak in U.K

Mr. Sunak’s camp has, meanwhile, played down suggestions that his strong support does not extend beyond the Tory MPs. The Indian-origin Attorney General who was knocked out of the race in round two, has thrown her support behind Liz Truss – boosting the third-placed candidate's chances. Caretaker PM Johnson and his camp are running an “anyone but Rishi” hidden campaign.
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1 months ago

Rishi Sunak tops second round of voting in UK leadership contest

Rishi Sunak tops second round of voting in UK leadership contest. Mr. Sunak came top with 101 votes, followed by junior trade minister and bookmakers' favourite Penny Mordaunt on 83 votes. Suella Braverman was eliminated as one candidate was eliminated.
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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

Six advance in Tory race for Downing Street, with Sunak in the lead

Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt in second place; Hunt and Zahawi out of contest. Former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Nadhim Zahawi did not get the minimum 30 votes needed from their colleagues. Rishi Sunak, the former Chancellor who resigned from Boris Johnson’s Cabinet on Tuesday last week, got 88 votes. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss (50 votes), former Equalities Minister Kemi Badenoch, Tom Tugendhat, who chairs the Foreign Affairs Committee in the British Parliament, and Attorney-General Suella Braverman will go on to the second round.
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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

Priti Patel rules out leadership bid as more heavyweights back Rishi Sunak

Dominic Raab, Matt Hancock and Grant Shapps all threw their support behind Rishi Sunak. Shapps dropped out of the leadership contest to back Sunak and said Sunak has “the competence and experience to lead the country’s. Home secretary Priti Patel announced she would not be entering the leadership race.
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1 months ago

Rishi Sunak holds first campaign event, defends Boris Johnson

Rishi Sunak is a front runner in the race to become the PM and the Conservative Party leader. Mr. Sunak, who is of Indian descent, resigned from Boris Johnson’s Cabinet last week. Ten Tories vying to lead Britain as well as Conservative Party, after Mr. Johnson announced last Thursday he would be stepping down.
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1 months ago

UK PM race gets bloody with anti-Sunak briefings

A 424-word attack seen by ‘The Sunday Telegraph’ contains personal attacks branding the British Indian former Chancellor a ‘schoolboy’ and a “liar’ who cannot be trusted on tax. The memo criticises Sunak personally, saying he “publicly lied” when seeking to explain his Indian wife’s legal non-domicile tax status.
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1 months ago