Conservative Party members who will make the choice on the next Tory leader and hence Prime Minister prefer Liz Truss over rival Rishi Sunak, polling suggests.
The Parliamentary Conservative Party spent the last two weeks whittling down a field of 12 candidates to just two, and with the elite of the party having handpicked their two favourite candidates the final choice on which of them gets to be leader is now being handed over to the party’s 180,000-odd members in the wider country.
The vote is expected to be completed and a new leader ready to assume power by September 5th.
While erstwhile Chancellor of the Exchequer and Boris Johnson’s right-hand-man-turned political assassin Rishi Sunak is by far the favourite of that parliamentary
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