Liz Truss is expected to beat Rishi Sunak and is to  be announced as the new leader of the Conservative Party – and next Prime minister  at lunchtime.

The new Tory leader will come under immediate pressure to announce a plan to tackle soaring energy costs

Truss, the frontrunner, is understood to be considering a freeze on energy bills

Her team are looking at lots of measures.

Labour argues people are “desperate” for help and need to know specifics

The winner becomes prime minister on Tuesday when they will travel to meet the Queen at Balmoral in Scotland.

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