Final candidates for next UK prime minister have made pro-crypto statements

Final candidates for next UK prime minister have made pro-crypto statements


Rishi Sunak, the former chancellor of the Exchequer, and Liz Truss, Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, two of the final candidates to become the next prime minister for the United Kingdom, have both previously expressed pro-crypto views.

With Prime Minister Boris Johnson soon to be out of office, Sunak and Truss are competing to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and the country, with their views on digital assets likely to influence financial policy. Under Johnson, Sunak requested that the country’s Royal Mint create a nonfungible token as part of an effort to make the United Kingdom a global crypto hub.

A member of Parliament who served as chancellor from 2020 until resigning in July, Sunak previously said the U.K. government

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