After a summer’s worth of hustings, spinning, briefing and some weapons-grade obfuscation at times, soon we’ll know who will be the next to live at 10 Downing Street.
The final two made their last leadership pitches to Conservative members at leadership hustings at Wembley Arena on Wednesday, with the debate dominated by the rising cost of living.
As a nation awaits its future figurehead, what challenges lie ahead, what are their cost of living crisis economic strategies and ways to regain voters’ trust, but also how will the winner be received by Red Wall voters and world leaders?
To analyse the latest developments in the race for PM, we’re joined by the Evening Standard’s political editor Nicolas Cecil and Dr Jeevun Sandher, an economist and political scientist at King’s College London.
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