The next prime minister will start assembling a top team that he will hope can return a measure of stability to the country.
What happens to the UK-India trade deal when Rishi Sunak becomes prime minister?
The Government had committed to signing a deal by the time Diwali took place on Monday.
Rishi Sunak promises ‘integrity and professionalism’ as he enters Tory race
The former chancellor became the second candidate to declare their prime ministerial ambitions.