UK PM race

Excited to keep going in UK PM race, says Rishi Sunak as polls favour Liz Truss 

On the key campaign issue of tackling the country's cost-of-living crisis, Sunak renewed another previous assertion that he would "rather lose" than "say things that can't be delivered".

published on : 19th August 2022

UK PM race: Liz Truss holds lead but voters still prefer Boris Johnson

The survey also shows a majority in favour of ousted leader Boris Johnson, with 55 per cent saying that Tory MPs were wrong to effectively force him to resign and 40 per cent saying they were right.

published on : 18th August 2022

Liz Truss holds a commanding lead over Rishi Sunak in race to be next UK PM

The main reason mentioned by people who backed Truss was dislike of Sunak. Some 2 per cent of Tory members cited race or ethnicity as a reason for supporting Truss and not Sunak.

published on : 14th August 2022

UK PM race: Rishi Sunak wins over voters in television debate against rival Liz Truss

After the two contenders put forward their arguments for why they should replace Johnson, the audience members were asked who they thought had won the argument and they picked Sunak.

published on : 5th August 2022

Second survey shows Liz Truss ahead of Rishi Sunak in UK PM race 

An estimated 180,000 party members started receiving their ballot papers this week and have the option of a postal or online ballot, which must be registered by the evening of September 2.

published on : 4th August 2022

Squeaky-clean Rishi Sunak bids to become UK's first PM of colour

Rishi Sunak, 42, was an early backer of Brexit and took over as chancellor of the exchequer in February 2020. It was a baptism of fire for the Tory rising star, as the Covid pandemic erupted.

published on : 25th July 2022

UK PM race: Rishi Sunak vows to act tough on China if he's elected   

The former finance minister's pledge comes after his rival in the final two of the race to lead the ruling Conservative party, Liz Truss, accused him of being weak on China and Russia.

published on : 25th July 2022