Rishi Sunak ‘virtually guaranteed’ spot in Tory leadership final two, says Lord Hayward

Rishi Sunak has “virtually guaranteed” himself a place on the shortlist of two to be the next Tory leader and Prime Minister, polling expert Lord Hayward said on Monday.The Conservative peer believes Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and former International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt are battling it out for the second place.The last two candidates, to be selected by MPs by Wednesday, in the leadership race will be put to party members in a postal vote over the summer.

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