The first Tory leadership debate took place on live television on Friday evening. Hosted by journalist Krishnan Guru-Murthy and broadcast on Channel 4, with streaming on All4, the event was watched by 7.4 million viewers.
Here’s how the papers ranked the winners and losers of the debate.
|The Independent||Tom Tugendhat|
|Daily Mail||Tom Tugendhat|
|The New Statesman||Rishi Sunak||Liz Truss|
|The Telegraph||Rishi Sunak|
|The Guardian||Tom Tugendhat|
|The Spectator||Tom Tugendhat / Rishi Sunak|
|The Express||Tom Tugendhat|
Bookie’s favourite at this stage is Penny Mordaunt