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Politics daily briefing: August 13

Welsh Secretary Sir Robert Buckland has become the first Cabinet minister to publicly switch sides in the Tory leadership contest, coming out in support of Liz Truss. Sir Robert had initially backed Rishi Sunak in the race to succeed Boris Johnson, citing his ability to lead the country through “challenging economic times”. But in an article for The Daily Telegraph, he said he now believed that Ms Truss’s economic proposals offered the best prospect of getting through the current crisis.
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