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.
The First Minister said she would try to foster a good working relationship with Rishi Sunak.
The former chancellor will become the first non-white prime minister, the first Hindu in the top job and also arguably the richest occupant of No 10.
As Rishi Sunak was named leader, calls for an election increased.
Scotland’s First Minister said it is undemocratic for the Conservative party to change their leadership again without an election.
The 42-year-old would also be the country’s first non-white PM.
Boris Johnson’s manifesto preceded the war in Ukraine, the cost-of-living crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Rishi Sunak or Penny Mordaunt will face an in-tray piled high with problems.
Andrew Bowie is backing Rishi Sunak in the leadership contest and said the former Chancellor will bring stability to the country.