Tory Leadership Rivals Urged to Sign Non-Aggression Pact

Tory Leadership Rivals Urged to Sign Non-Aggression Pact

Kemi Badenoch Calls for Unity

KEMI Badenoch has demanded Tory leadership rivals sign a non-aggression pact to avoid brutal blue-on-blue slanging. The frontrunner’s team is understood to be bracing for a circular firing squad in the contest as part of a "Stop Kemi" campaign.

Race to Replace Rishi Sunak Heats Up

It came as mudslinging in the race to replace Rishi Sunak intensified, with candidates accusing one another of leaking confidential conversations and having "public nervous breakdowns."

Challengers and Pledges

Ms Badenoch is being challenged by ex-Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick, while Shadow Security Minister Tom Tugendhat pledges to unite the fractured party and win back the public's trust.

Support and Poll Numbers

A new YouGov poll today revealed that Ms Badenoch has the most support among Tory members, followed by ex-Home Secretary Suella Braverman and Mr Tugendhat.

Leaked Details and Reactions

This afternoon Ms Badenoch blasted her colleagues for leaking details of a fiery shadow cabinet meeting, where she criticized Mr Sunak and his election campaign. Details of accusing rival Ms Braverman of having a "very public nervous breakdown" also surfaced.

Bookies' Favorite

Ms Badenoch is also the bookies' favorite to succeed Mr Sunak, with odds on the Betfair exchange sitting at 13/8.

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