The next prime minister will start assembling a top team that he will hope can return a measure of stability to the country.
He will become the next prime minister after Penny Mordaunt failed to win the support of Conservative MPs.
The former chancellor becomes the new Tory leader after Penny Mordaunt failed to win the backing of MPs.
He will become the UK’s first Hindu PM after his rival failed to get the support of 100 colleagues.
The former chancellor rapidly won the public support of Tory MPs as rivals including Boris Johnson lagged behind.
The Commons Leader needs to get the support of 100 Tory MPs or Rishi Sunak will get a ‘coronation’ as PM.
Rishi Sunak or Penny Mordaunt will face an in-tray piled high with problems.
The former chancellor is the favourite to lead the Tories after ex-PM Boris Johnson dramatically withdrew from the race he never officially entered.
Rishi Sunak became the firm favourite to be the next PM after Boris Johnson pulled out, but Penny Mordaunt could make the cut.
Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt face off in the race for No 10 after ex-PM said it is ‘not the right time’ for him to stand.