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# rishi sunak

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# the race is on
Sunak allies insist ‘all to play for’ in UK Tory leadership bid even as Truss pulls ahead
Supporters of the former UK chancellor seized on a poll of Tory councillors showing him as neck-and-neck with Truss.
# Leadership Race
Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak target rural Tory voters in make-or-break weekend
The former chancellor is seeking to revive his faltering bid for No 10 after Tom Tugendhat endorsed the Foreign Secretary.
# truss bus is rolling
Liz Truss gets another boost as she cements status as favourite in Tory leadership contest
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace threw his support behind Truss.
# Tory debate
British Tory leadership debate cancelled after presenter faints live on air
The Foreign Secretary looked visibly worried and could be heard saying ‘oh my god’, as she walked off the stage.
# Conservative
Sunak and Truss trash each other's plans during hard-fought Tory leadership TV debate
Former chancellor Rishi Sunak claimed there is ‘nothing Conservative’ about Liz Truss’s approach.
# Tory leadership
Truss and Sunak trade blows on immigration and China ahead of TV debate
Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak will have their first TV debate on the BBC after a weekend that saw both camps trade increasingly personal attacks.
# Tory leadership
Sunak labels himself the underdog as ‘forces that be’ back Liz Truss
The ex-chancellor used a speech in Grantham, the birthplace of Margaret Thatcher, to kick-start his campaign for the Tory leadership.
# Tory leadership
Rishi Sunak says evidence suggests Tories would lose next election under Liz Truss
The former chancellor warned that going on a ‘huge borrowing spree’ would only ‘make the situation worse’ when it comes to inflation.
# Your Say
Poll: Who would you prefer to see as the next UK Prime Minister?
Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak?
# sunak v truss
Tory leadership: The Chancellor who wielded the knife vs Margaret Thatcher's heir apparent
Rishi Sunak, the favourite among MPs is set to face Liz Truss, the favourite among grassroots Conservatives.
# Leadership Race
Rishi Sunak announces candidacy to be next Conservative Party leader
The former UK chancellor said he will restore trust following Boris Johnson’s premiership.
# Downing Street
New blow for Boris Johnson as justice minister quits over Downing Street partygate breaches
David Wolfson said there had been a “breach of the criminal law” at No 10.
# Partygate
Snap poll indicates 57% believe Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak should resign
Boris Johnson was fined over attending a gathering to mark his 56th birthday at No 10, at which he was ‘ambushed’ with a cake.
# rishi sunak
British Chancellor's wife to pay UK taxes on all worldwide earnings
Rishi Sunak has faced intense scrutiny following the disclosure that his wife held non-domiciled status.
# Downing Street
British Chancellor defends wife over non-domiciled tax status as allies ‘blame No 10’ for leaks
Rishi Sunak said his spouse Akshata Murty, who is estimated to be worth hundreds of millions of pounds, had done nothing wrong.
# rishi sunak
British Chancellor facing ‘very serious questions’ over wife’s non-dom tax status
The tax-reducing status emerged on the day Rishi Sunak’s national insurance increase came into effect.
# Brexit
Boris Johnson sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill
Announcements will be seen as an attempt by Boris Johnson to steer the narrative away from allegations of rule-breaking gatherings.
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# Spending Review
Stormont to receive extra £1.6 billion annually as part of UK budget plans
A lower rate of Passenger Duty will also apply to flights to and from the North and Great Britain.
# Downing Street
Boris Johnson u-turns on decision not to self-isolate after UK health secretary tests positive
The prime minister and chancellor quickly came under fire for opting not to self isolate.
# corporate tax rate
Donohoe says government could lose up to €2.2bn a year in corporate tax revenue if G7 deal implemented
Finance Ministers of the world’s seven richest economies agreed to commit to a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15% at the G7.
# Coronavirus
North of England leaders call for more cash as further lockdowns loom with three-level system of restrictions
Ireland has a five-level system, with the whole country currently under Level 3.
# UK recession
Explainer: Why is the UK suffering the worst recession of any G7 country?
The ailing British services sector has something to do with it.