UK crypto hub and official NFT plans could be back on as Sunak wins leadership

Quick Take

  • Rishi Sunak has been named as the new leader of the UK’s Conservative party, paving the way for him to become prime minister.
  • The elevation to power could reignite his previous plans to launch an NFT with the country’s Royal Mint. 

After several tumultuous months out of ministerial office, Rishi Sunak's coronation as the UK's next prime minister could mean that plans to make the country friendlier to crypto could be back on the cards. 

Sunak won the backing of Conservative politicians to lead the party after his rivals dropped out. He will become the UK's third prime minister this year, following Liz Truss's resignation last week

The former Goldman Sachs analyst proved himself open to the possibilities of digital assets when he served as chancellor between February 2020 and July 2022. In April this year, he