Badenoch, Johnson or 'full Trump': who is the future of the Tory Party?

Tory moderates are preparing to do battle with the right of the party in a post-Sunak leadership election

Kemi Badenoch
Business Secretary Kemi Badenoch as been tipped as a possible future leader of the Conservative Party
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As the Conservatives face a likely general election defeat following 14 years in power, some are already wondering who might be tasked with reversing the party's fortunes after polling day.

With Rishi Sunak's Tories lagging far behind Labour in the polls, more than 50 Conservative MPs have already said they will step down at the next election. But across the numerous remaining Tory factions, the battle for control of the party's future is stepping up. 

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