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Rishi Sunak Penned As The Next Choice For The UK’s Prime Minister Seat

Following Boris Johnson’s withdrawal from the campaign to succeed Liz Truss, who resigned last week, Rishi Sunak is now the favorite to become Britain’s next prime minister.

To succeed Liz Truss, Sunak, the 42-year-old former finance minister, could be chosen Today, Monday the 24th of October 2022,

Further making him Britain’s third prime minister in less than two months.

Rishi Sunak, who held the position of Chancellor under Johnson, has become the front-runner in the battle for the Tory leadership

after receiving the support of around 150 conservative MPs.

The wealthy former hedge fund manager will be responsible for restoring Britain’s economic standing

through significant spending cuts as the country enters a recession, weighed down by rising energy, food, and mortgage prices.

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Rishi Sunak Penned As The Next Choice For The UK's Prime Minister Seat
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He will also be in charge of a party that has recently seen a string of crises and bitter division along ideological lines,

and a nation that is losing patience with the behavior of its officials.

Meanwhile, Rishi Sunak declared his candidacy on Sunday. “The United Kingdom is a great country, but we face a profound economic crisis,” he added.

He must first defeat Penny Mordaunt, the final contender,

who needs the backing of 100 parliamentarians in order to be part of Monday’s vote.

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