News > Truss wins U.K. cabinet backing as voting begins in PM contest

Truss wins U.K. cabinet backing as voting begins in PM contest

The Hindu | 01/08/2022 07:26 PM | Click to read full article

British Conservative frontrunner Liz Truss won another heavyweight endorsement Monday as Tory members began a month of voting to decide the next occupant of 10 Downing Street.

Ms. Truss's lagging rival Rishi Sunak vied to make up lost ground with a plan for future tax cuts — and potentially to fund a future women's football World Cup in Britain after England's "Lionesses" won the European championship.