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Here’s Where UK’s Truss, Sunak Stand on Issues from Tax to China

  • Truss is front-runner in battle to lead Tory Party and the UK
  • Both candidates have made U-Turns as they vie for votes
Rishi Sunak, left, with Liz Truss take part in a debate in Hanley, England, earlier in July. 

Rishi Sunak, left, with Liz Truss take part in a debate in Hanley, England, earlier in July. 

Photographer: WPA Pool/Getty Images 

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak are engaged in a two-month battle to succeed Boris Johnson as UK Prime Minister, and both have announced a slew of policies in their bid to win votes among the Tory faithful.

The main division is over management of the economy, with Truss, the front-runner, advocating immediate tax cuts to spur growth, and Sunak saying the priority is to get runaway inflation under control.