Sunak and Truss clash over taxes and NHS funding

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss locked horns once again in another leadership debate, broadcast on TalkTV, with taxes and the economy causing the most acrimony. Ms Truss said it was “morally wrong” to raise taxes during a cost-of-living crisis, but Mr Sunak quickly shot back, saying it was “morally wrong” to heap more debt on future generations. The two also clashed over the rise in national insurance, brought in to help pay for the NHS and social care.

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