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Wannabe UK Premiers Face Weekend of Intense Tory Lobbying

  • High bar to enter contest means action behind closed doors
  • Conservative Party may have new leader as soon as Monday
Rishi Sunak departs his home in London, on Oct. 21.

Rishi Sunak departs his home in London, on Oct. 21.

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The race to be Britain’s next prime minister will be mostly conducted behind closed doors, as contenders embark on a frantic weekend of lobbying Conservative lawmakers to get onto Monday’s party ballot.