Truss on track to beat Sunak in race for Conservative leadership

A new poll suggests that Rishi Sunak, former chancellor, is likely to lose to Liz Truss as they attempt to win the Conservative leadership.

The survey, released by YouGov yesterday night, says the foreign secretary is currently leading by 62 per cent to Sunak’s 38 per cent among the party grassroots set to vote between today and 2 September.

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