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Conservative Party Delays Sending Out Leadership Ballots on Security Advice

Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak during the BBC Leadership debate on July 25.

Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak during the BBC Leadership debate on July 25.

Photographer: Jacob King/WPA Pool/Getty Images

The Conservative Party has delayed sending out ballot papers for the leadership election over security concerns.

The Daily Telegraph reported that the party has made changes to its process on the advice of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of GCHQ, following warnings that cyber hackers could change people's votes.