Economic stability first priority, UK's Sunak tells lawmakers

© Reuters. Britain’s Conservative MP Rishi Sunak walks next to his campaign headquarters in London, Britain, October 24, 2022. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

LONDON (Reuters) – Rishi Sunak, poised to become Britain’s next prime minister, told Conservative lawmakers on Monday his first priority was delivering economic stability, and then he would look to fulfill the party’s 2019 election promises, lawmaker Iain Duncan Smith said.

Sunak, who became leader of the Conservatives on Monday, also told lawmakers “every wing” of the party would be in his cabinet, according to a reporter from the Sun.