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Will Penny Mordaunt be the next prime minister?

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Over the weekend, speculation about a plot to oust Rishi Sunak and replace him with Penny Mordaunt circulated the papers. It came after one of the worst weeks of the Prime Minister’s premiership and the looming May elections. This morning, key Cabinet ministers including Kemi Badenoch and Ben Wallace have come out in support of ‘sticking to the plan’. Can Rishi Sunak keep the party calm ahead of a gruelling month? And what’s the strategy behind opting for an autumn election? Cindy Yu speaks to Katy Balls and Fraser Nelson. 

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