Tory leadership hustings live: Rishi Sunak faces Liz Truss in Eastbourne in wake of damaging video leak


dominous penna here the Telegraph’s political reporter takes you through the fourth of 12 official Conservative leadership hunts.

Rishi Sunak will face Liz Truss on a politically difficult day for the chancellor after he was criticized for comments in a leaked video.

Mr Sunak boasted that he had ramped up funding for leafy rural areas by “undoing” spending rules that “pushed all funding into deprived urban areas”.

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Expect that clip – and much more – to be one of the topics covered at tonight’s hustings in Eastbourne, Sussex. As with previous hustings, both candidates will face questions from Conservative members and interviews with a moderator.



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