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‘Borrowing your way out of inflation is a fairytale’: Sunak and Truss clash over economy plan

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Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak clashed over their strategies to tackle inflation during the Conservative Party leadership debate on Channel 4 on Friday (15 July).

While Ms Truss blamed the Bank of England, Mr Sunak told her: "Borrowing your way out of inflation isn’t a plan, it’s a fairytale.”

The candidates' performance in the debate on Friday could influence the way Conservative MPs vote in the next leadership ballot on Monday (18 July).

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