Telegraph: Rory Stewart is “the leadership candidate whose campaign has confounded even his own expectations”

Edward Malnick writes in the Sunday Telegraph that Rory Stewart is the “the leadership candidate whose campaign has confounded even his own expectations,” highlighting the momentum that has built behind the campaign:

Telegraph: “Is Rory Stewart about to give the Tory party its Emmanuel Macron moment?”

In The Telegraph, Daniel Capurro writes that Rory “appears to have what Americans call “Big Mo” – momentum.”

Unherd: “What Rory Stewart Got Right”

Freddie Sayers writes about the momentum building behind Rory’s campaign:

John Rentoul highlights Rory Stewart as one of the clear winners in the first round vote

John Rentoul writes in The Independent that Rory Stewart is one of the clear winners today:

David Gauke: “Rory has that ability to connect with the public”

The Guardian reports on David Gauke’s pitch for his colleagues to join him in backing Rory Stewart for Conservative party leader and Prime Minister:

ConHome: Rory Stewart’s “brilliant campaign” has taken him to second place amongst Conservative party members

New polling from Conservative Home shows that Rory Stewart is coming second among Conservative Party members on the eve of the first round of voting.

Chris Wilkins in The Times: “Is Stewart the new ‘Heineken Tory’ to take on Johnson?”

Chris Wilkins, former No10 strategist, thinks that Rory Stewart’s undoubtable star quality can win the Conservatives the next election:

"A fairer, greener and more united Britain": Watch or read Rory's speech in full

Watch or read Rory's full speech from the campaign launch.

This is the moment

Last night was incredible. I am so grateful to the hundreds of people who came to the campaign launch in London and the tens of thousands more who joined the conversation online.

Evening Standard: Rory Stewart promises alternative to ‘fairy stories’

Speaking at his leadership campaign launch, Rory promised to be honest and prudent when handling Brexit as Prime Minister:

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