Tory leadership hopefuls trash economic plans in first head-to-head TV showdown

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss have trashed each other’s economic plans as the blue-on-blue attacks continued during their first head-to-head TV showdown. Former chancellor Mr Sunak claimed there is “nothing Conservative” about Ms Truss’s approach and it would give the party “absolutely no chance” of winning the next election. Foreign Secretary Ms Truss in turn suggested her rival would lead the country into a recession.

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