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

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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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