Liz Truss wins. But can she deliver, deliver, deliver?
As expected, Liz Truss has beaten Rishi Sunak in the race to become the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. She won the Conservative leadership race with a comfortable majority, winning 81,326 votes (57%) to Sunak’s 60,399 (43%).
Anoosh Chakelian, Rachel Wearmouth, Freddie Hayward and Ben Walker discuss his promises to ‘keep up’ in a muted victory speech, why the polls predicted a landslide victory that didn’t quite emerge, and the series of challenges of size awaiting it – including economic crisis and a complete lack of popular support.
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