Conservative party leadership contenders Penny Mordaunt and Rishi Sunak speak during the live television debate at Here East studios in Stratford, hosted by Channel 4. Photo: PA Wire/dpa
Conservative party leadership contenders Penny Mordaunt and Rishi Sunak speak during the live television debate at Here East studios in Stratford, hosted by Channel 4. Photo: PA Wire/dpa
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UK PM contenders clash over taxes in contest to replace Boris Johnson

  • No obvious front-runner for Tory leadership has emerged as yet, with the five remaining contenders going head-to-head in a TV debate
  • Ex-finance chief Sunak has taken the lead in 2 rounds of votes, but faces stiff competition from foreign minister Truss and junior minister Mordaunt

Conservative party leadership contenders Penny Mordaunt and Rishi Sunak speak during the live television debate at Here East studios in Stratford, hosted by Channel 4. Photo: PA Wire/dpa
Conservative party leadership contenders Penny Mordaunt and Rishi Sunak speak during the live television debate at Here East studios in Stratford, hosted by Channel 4. Photo: PA Wire/dpa
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