Rishi Sunak launches bid to be prime minister after peace talks with Boris Johnson end ‘with NO deal’
Sunday 23 October 2022 10:44 AM UTC
LONDON Oct 23: Former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak today officially launched his campaign to replace Liz Truss as Prime Minister after his late-night talks with rival Boris Johnson were claimed to have ended without a power-sharing pact being struck.
The former Chancellor formally confirmed his candidacy for the Tory leadership today with the following post
The United Kingdom is a great country but we face a profound economic crisis.
That’s why I am standing to be Leader of the Conservative Party and your next Prime Minister.