14 Jul 2022

Sunak leads second round of voting – as Braverman knocked out | Conservative Leadership Race

Political Editor

This afternoon Attorney General Suella Braverman was knocked out of the race to be the next Conservative leader.

Front runner Rishi Sunak remained in the lead – but he’s still not got enough votes in the bag to be sure of a place in the final two candidates.

Tom Tugendhat polled five fewer votes than in the last round, but the race for second place is hotting up.