Sunak v Truss: Who is the greenest candidate?

James Murray
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Rishi Sunak speaks at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow | Credit: Flickr, Treasury
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Rishi Sunak speaks at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow | Credit: Flickr, Treasury

The former Chancellor and the Foreign Secretary will now battle it out to become the next Prime Minister, but who has the most impressive green vision?

After a dramatic few weeks in Westminster, Conservative MPs yesterday settled on the final two candidates to be the next Prime Minister confirming it is Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss who will now compete for...

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