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Rishi Sunak is evident front-runner to be Britain’s new prime minister
Thenations | 24/10/2022 12:19 PM | Click to read full article
Britain’s former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak emerged Sunday as the clear front-runner to be the country’s next prime minister, after Boris Johnson dramatically dropped out of the race to be Conservative Party leader.
The current PM Liz Truss resigned last week after just six disastrous weeks in office. Graham Brady, the Conservative official responsible for the leadership contest, said a new prime minister will be in place by Friday.