British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is the top contender to become the country’s next Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative party. Photo: AFP
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is the top contender to become the country’s next Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative party. Photo: AFP
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UK leadership race: Liz Truss surges ahead, wins endorsement from former rival

  • A former rival for the top job, Tom Tugendhat, says Britain’s foreign secretary has the ‘resolution, determination, and passion’ to be prime minister
  • Endorsement is a blow to ex-treasury chief Rishi Sunak, the other finalist – he is more popular with the general public, who don’t have a say

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is the top contender to become the country’s next Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative party. Photo: AFP
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is the top contender to become the country’s next Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative party. Photo: AFP
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