Latest updates: Labour leader to say growth matters to party as much as redistribution in speech about economic growth
This Tory leadership contest has been described as one of the nastiest ever, judged by what the various candidates have been saying about each other. Normally the snide, personal stuff is briefed to the media unattributably, from “sources”. But this morning Nadine Dorries, the culture secretary and a Liz Truss supporter, has posted a message on Twitter under her own name making a dig about Sunak’s taste for expensive clothing, and his wealth, while depicting Truss as a champion of frugality.
The Tory MP Angela Richardson, who is supporting Sunak, posted this response.