Pulling out of the race to succeed Liz Truss, the former prime minister eased a path for Rishi Sunak, his former chancellor of Britain’s treasury.
LONDON — Britain is scheduled to have a new prime minister by early September, less than three years since the incumbent, Boris Johnson, led his Conservative Party to its biggest election victory in decades. There are two contenders: Mr. Johnson’s former top finance official, Rishi Sunak, and Liz Truss, the foreign secretary. But it won’t […]
LONDON — Britain’s Conservative lawmakers settled on their choices to succeed Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday, advancing two candidates who worked for Mr. Johnson to replace a leader whose scandal-scarred tenure ended with his government in disarray, at a time of deepening economic crisis. Rishi Sunak, a former chancellor of the Exchequer, and Liz […]