Tom Tugendhat launches Tory leadership campaign
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After Boris Johnson dramatically and finally resigned last week, he triggered a leadership contest with ambitious Tories rushing to replace him and become the next prime minister.

With the contenders narrowed down to eight, there are still plenty of people for Tories to choose from and with different pundits and politicians throwing their weight behind different candidates it can be hard to cut through the noise and work out who would actually be best for the country.

So here at indy100, we've done the leg work for the Tories and crunched the numbers.

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Here are the definitive pros and cons of each candidate.

Don't say we don't ever give you anything...

Rishi Sunak

Rishi SunakParliament TV

Pro: Not Boris Johnson

Con: Still a Tory

Tom Tugendhat

Tom TugendhatAFP

Pro: Not Boris Johnson

Con: Still a Tory


Suella Braverman

Suella Braverman Channel 4 News

Pro: Not Boris Johnson

Con: Still a Tory


Liz Truss

Liz Truss PA Wire

Pros: Not Boris Johnson, Memable

Con: Still a Tory


Penny Mordaunt

Penny Mordauntwww.flickr.com

Pro: Not Boris Johnson

Con: Still a Tory


Kemi Badenoch

Kemi Badenoch UK Parliament

Pro: Not Boris Johnson

Con: Still a Tory


Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt Getty


Pros: Not Boris Johnson, Name roasting potential

Con: Still a Tory


Nadhim Zahawi

Nadhim Zahawi Sky News

Pro: Not Boris Johnson

Con: Still a Tory


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