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NEWS STORY : Conservative Campaign in Turmoil as Laura Saunders Refuses to Deny Corruption Allegations


Laura Saunders, the Conservative candidate for Bristol North West, has refused to deny corruption allegations made against her, with Rishi Sunak, the Prime Minister, saying that he is “incredibly angry”.

Speaking in the television debate, Sunak faced a campaign in turmoil as his campaign director stood down amidst allegations linked to Saunders. Speaking at a leadership debate, Sunak said:

“I was incredibly angry. incredibly angry to learn of these allegations. It’s a really serious matter. It’s right that they’re being investigated properly by the relevant law enforcement authorities, including a criminal investigation by the police. And I want to be crystal clear that if anyone has broken the rules, they should face the full force of the law. That’s what those investigations are there to do. And I hope that they do their work as quickly and as thoroughly as possible.”