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Tory leadership election: who’s running?

The race to be the next prime minister is on.

At the time of recording, 11 Conservative MPs had launched official bids to replace Boris Johnson as prime minister. Anoosh Chakelian, Freddie Hayward and Ben Walker discuss the candidates’ prospects, promises and pitfalls – as well as how the leadership election could reshape the Conservative Party.

Then in You Ask Us, a listener asks which Tory candidate would pose the biggest threat to the Labour Party.

If you have a question for You Ask Us, email podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk

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