Rishi Sunak leaving his campaign office, in London, on Sunday. Photo: AP
Rishi Sunak leaving his campaign office, in London, on Sunday. Photo: AP
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Rishi Sunak favourite to be UK prime minister as Boris Johnson drops comeback bid

  • Rishi Sunak will become prime minister on Monday unless Penny Mordaunt reaches the threshold of 100 backers to force a run-off vote by party members
  • Boris Johnson, who never formally announced his bid to return to Downing Street, has spent the weekend trying to persuade Conservative MPs to back him

Rishi Sunak leaving his campaign office, in London, on Sunday. Photo: AP
Rishi Sunak leaving his campaign office, in London, on Sunday. Photo: AP
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