Tory leadership race: contenders and pretenders

Rishi Sunak. Liz Truss. Penny Mordaunt. Tom Tugendhat. And about fifty others.Alastair Campbell and Rory Stewart discuss the runners and riders in the chaotic Tory leadership contest, with Rory giving an insider's guide into what goes on behind the scenes.How do you attract support? When do campaigns really start? And who will succeed Boris Johnson?Reading list:Tory leadership candidate endorsement tracker (New Statesman) - Ben WalkerWho started each Tory leadership race as favourite? - Tides of HistoryInstagram:@restispoliticsTwitter:@RestIsPoliticsEmail:[email protected]: Dom JohnsonExec Producer: Jack Davenport See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world - former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.