UK’s Sunak and Truss make Tory party leadership run-off

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(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on July 12, 2022 shows Britain’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss (L) arriving to attend the weekly Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street, in London, on April 19, 2022 and Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaving the 11 Downing Street, in London, on March 23, 2022. – Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Former Finance minister Rishi Sunak are the final two candidates for the Tory party leadership run-off following a vote on July 20, 2022. (Photos by Daniel LEAL and Tolga Akmen / AFP)
(COMBO) Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Former Finance minister Rishi Sunak are the final two candidates for the Tory party leadership run-off following a vote on July 20, 2022. (Photos by Daniel LEAL and Tolga Akmen / AFP)

 

 

Conservative MPs in Britain on Wednesday chose former finance minister Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to contest a run-off to be leader and prime minister, to be decided by party members.

Sunak led the last of five ballots of Tory lawmakers, winning 137 votes, ahead of Truss on 113, while junior trade minister Penny Mordaunt was eliminated after getting 105 votes.