Andrew Lilico

What’s Rishi Sunak’s pitch?

Whoever wins, the Conservatives will have to back them totally


Rishi Sunak has passed the 100 publicly-declared supporters which, it if is converted to nominations when Sunak officially declares, will meet the threshold required to make Monday’s MPs vote. Boris Johnson (like Sunak, not yet officially declared a candidate), is somewhat behind at around 70. Penny Mordaunt, who officially declared on Friday, is further back, in the mid-20s.

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