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Factbox-Policy views of final two candidates in race to succeed UK’s Boris Johnson

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LONDON (Reuters) – The race to succeed Boris Johnson as British prime minister was on Wednesday reduced to the final two candidates, Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss, who will go forward for a summer of campaigning to win over the around 200,000 Conservative Party members who make the final decision. Below is what the two have said on key issues: RISHI SUNAK On tax: As finance minister, Sunak set Britain on course to have its biggest tax burden since the 1950s. He has resisted following fellow candidates in promising immediate tax cuts, saying that inflation has to be brought under control first. “I …

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