Former British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has officially launched a campaign to become the next Prime Minister, promised to fight a clean contest and vowed not to “demonize” Boris Johnson.
However, the offer to ceasefire to Johnson fueled what was still a “betrayal” of snacks, but was not replied.
Brexit Opportunity Minister Jacob Reese Mogg and Johnson’s most loyal cabinet ally, cultural secretary Nadine Dorries, set up foreign secretary Liz Truss to raise the flag of right-wing pro-Brexit in a contest in Downing Street. Announced to support.
Reesmog said Truss, who campaigned for Remain in 2016, was a “proper European skeptic” and the Cabinet opposed a series of tax increases from snacks he called “socialists.”
Snacks launched a campaign to heal the party’s division, Johnson had a “good heart” and declared him “one of the most notable people I’ve ever met”. .. He added: Yes, but so are all of us. “
Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab and Transport Minister Grant Shaps joined the campaign’s front runners in support of him.
Shapps withdrew from the leadership contest on Tuesday time prior to the nomination deadline. Tory lawmakers believed they couldn’t get the support of the 20 colleagues needed to get on the ballot.
As the deadline approached, there was enthusiastic activity in Westminster as candidates tried to gain momentum when the first vote was held on Wednesday.
Former Minister of Equality Chemi Badenock and Tom Tagendat, Chairman of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Selection Committee, have launched a campaign, with Penny Mordaunt, Minister of Trade and party activist’s favorite, backed by former Brexit Secretary David Davis. Got
Davis said Mordant “is most likely to defeat Rishi Sunak.” Many Tory lawmakers believe that either Mordant or Truss will be on the list of two finalists, alongside the former Prime Minister elected by the party members.
The launch of snacks has received the most media attention. He promised to have an “adult conversation” with the party and said he would offer tax cuts only after inflation was subdued.
He focuses on business tax reform to boost investment and innovation, and a “new consensus” on immigration that combines “border control” with a regime that allows talent to enter the UK to boost growth. I matched it.
A long-backed snack by Johnson’s former chief adviser Dominic Cummings, the controversial official said “it has nothing to do with the privileged government I lead.”
Shapps was joined by former Tory chief whip Gavin Williamson at launch. Two Sunak supporters worked together to organize Johnson’s successful leadership campaign in 2019.
Snacks face strong criticism from rivals for presiding over a series of tax increases.Many other candidates are proposing Significant tax cut To appeal the rights of the party.
The chairman of the Budget Responsibility Department, an independent fiscal oversight body, said on Tuesday that the proposed tax cuts should be “summed up” and warned that it was not the most important factor for long-term economic growth.
At the Institute for Government think tank, Richard Hughes said the question asked to candidates who promised to cut taxes was, “Are you reconsidering increased spending or looking elsewhere?”
He also questioned the impact of tax cuts on driving growth.
“Tax cuts can provide short-term stimulus to demand,” he added, but in the context of inflation, rising interest rates, and uncertainty in the medium-term fiscal outlook.
Prime Minister Badenoch said the policy had damaged British industry and increased emissions elsewhere, and announced that he would break the net zero climate target as Prime Minister.
Born in London, but spent his childhood in the United States and Nigeria, Badenock said he believed in “a free market, a small government, and a powerful nation-state.” She is backed by former Level-up Minister Michael Gove.
At its inception, Mr. Tugendat said Britain “has an urgent need for unity, not factions,” promising a “new start” for the party and saying voters are facing an economic crisis.
“For so many people, there are more months than to pay. Our politics are divided and the economy is plagued by debt and despair about our future,” he said. ..
He also promised to continue Johnson’s level-up agenda to address regional inequality and proposed a “Northern Oxbridge” for vocational education and a deregulation agenda related to Brexit.