Sunak Facing Defeat; Liz Truss Likely to Win

Story Highlights
  • Sunak needs massive game changer to secure PMs post.
  • LizTruss ahead in the race.
  • UK PM results to be announced on September 5.

Amid the race for the Conservative party leadership, British Prime Minister hopeful Rishi Sunak has vowed to support the most vulnerable people of the UK amid the rising energy crisis in the country.

As the campaign to be the next prime minister continues, Sunak said that he totally focused on tackling household challenges like inflation that his country faces today. However, several analysts and successive surveys point out that the most pressing challenge that Sunak faces is the way to 10 Downing Street. The result of the vote to decide who will replace Boris Johnson as the next British Prime Minister is due on September 5.

LizTruss earlier week was racing ahead in the race to replace Boris Johnson as the UK PM.

“YouGov gives her a 34-point lead which extends, on a forced choice, to a 38-point lead (69 per cent to 31 per cent). Divide our 16 points of don’t know and others evenly between the candidates and, lo, Truss has a 32 point lead (66 per cent to 34 per cent),” as per a survey.

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