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Race to become UK PM down to final two: Rishi Sunak to face Liz Truss in final leg

Sunak won fifth and final voting round of Tory MPs with a resounding 137 votes

Race to become UK PM down to final two: Rishi Sunak to face Liz Truss in final leg

Conservative leadership candidate Rishi Sunak arrives at an office building in London, Britain. Reuters



London, July 20

Rishi Sunak on Wednesday clinched his place for the final leg of the race to succeed Boris Johnson and will go head-to-head with Foreign Secretary Liz Truss as one of two finalists to take charge as Conservative Party leader and British Prime Minister.

Sunak won the fifth and final voting round of Tory MPs with a resounding 137 votes, while second-placed Truss won the support of 113 MPs. Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt was knocked out of the race after coming in third with 105 votes.  

 


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