What time is the Tory leadership TV debate tonight and how to watch
August 16: Members’ hustings in Perth
August 17: Members’ hustings in Northern Ireland
August 19: Members’ hustings in Manchester
August 23: Members’ hustings in Birmingham
August 25: Members’ hustings in Norwich
August 31: Members’ hustings in London
September 2: Deadline for ballots to be returned
September 5: New Conservative leader and Prime Minister announced
What happened in the third hustings?
Rishi Sunak was accused of a major U-turn on onshore wind after announcing he would scrap a ban on new turbines.
The former chancellor said at the Cardiff hustings on August 3 that he supported building new wind farms if they had the consent of local communities, and suggested residents could be financially incentivised to support them.
The Truss campaign said it was a “policy flip-flop” after Mr Sunak said last month he did not agree with a plan to relax the ban on onshore wind, which has been in place since the coalition years.
At the event, Liz Truss insisted her public sector pay plans were “misinterpreted” but would no longer proceed after she abandoned a plan to bring in regional pay boards. Ms Truss axed the policy less than 48 hours after announcing it.
Pressed on her “U-turn” at the Wales hustings, Ms Truss said: “What happened was we announced a policy, it was misinterpreted by the media, it was never intended to apply to doctors, nurses and teachers. So I wanted to clear the matter up straight away.”