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Raab and Shapps back Rishi Sunak in race for Tory leadership

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Deputy PM Dominic Raab and transport minister Grant Shapps ditched their own leadership bid to back Rishi Sunak. Shapps announced on Twitter he was abandoning his bid, saying Sunak had the "competence and experience" to lead the country.
5 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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UK's Rishi Sunak endorsed by deputy PM Raab and rival Shapps

LONDON - Rishi Sunak's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister was endorsed on Tuesday by Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab and transport minister Grant Shapps, who ditched his own leadership bid to back him. "I know that Rishi has got what it takes. He's got what it takes to provide the leadership that we need to steer the country through tough economic times," Raab said,

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Raab and Shapps back Rishi Sunak in race for Tory leadership

Deputy PM and transport secretary throw weight behind frontrunner in bid to succeed Boris Johnson

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Grant Shapps pulls out of Tory leadership race and backs Rishi Sunak

Ex-chancellor and frontrunner also wins endorsement of Dominic Raab, the deputy prime minister

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Grant Shapps pulls out of Tory leadership race to back Rishi Sunak

The move is a big boost for the former Chancellor, who is currently favourite to succeed Boris Johnson as Prime Minister having dramatically quit the Cabinet last Tuesday

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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UK's Rishi Sunak endorsed by deputy PM Raab and rival Shapps

LONDON (Reuters) - Rishi Sunak's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister was endorsed on Tuesday by Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab and transport minister Grant Shapps, who ditched his own leadership bid to back him. Read full story

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Two of Boris's closest allies give backing to Rishi

The deputy prime minister gave his backing to the former Chancellor at his official campaign launch.

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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