London: British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is leading former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak by 32 points in the race for the post of Leader of the Conservative Party for Prime Ministerial race.
Interestingly, the outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson also remained the choice of Conservative Party members in the survey.
The YouGov survey for Sky News said that 66 per cent of members are talking about voting for Truss and 34 per cent want British Indian Sunak to become prime minister.
‘Boris should not have been pressured to resign’
The survey also revealed that a large number of Tory members are also in favour of Johnson and 55 per cent say Tory MPs did wrong by forcing Johnson to resign.
Likewise, 40 percent say that MPs have not done any mistake by doing so.
Sky News said in an election analysis that the poll showed that Tory members were still attached to the outgoing prime minister.
Truss is leading over Rishi Sunak
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is firmly leading over Conservative Party leader and former finance minister Rishi Sunak in the race for British Prime Minister. This was revealed in a new survey among Conservative Party voters.
The survey by the Conservative Home website took the opinion of 961 party members who have submitted or will submit their postal ballots or online ballots in the election of the leader.
In this survey, 60 percent support was found to be true and Sunak got 28 percent support.