Gove Moves Ahead of Leadsom in Public Declarations

TORY LEADERSHIP

Gove is now ahead of Leadsom in public MP declarations – John Whittingdale, Shailesh Vara, Henry Bellingham, Bob Neill, Suella Fernandes, John Hayes and former top leadership contender Adam Afriyie have all endorsed him this afternoon. As of 4 pm the Gover is in third place with MPs who have gone public, with Andrea in fourth. There are unconfirmed rumours that right-wing Leavers Peter Lilley, Bill Cash and John Redwood will back Leadsom. 142 Tory MPs have declared so far, others are aligned but staying quiet…

See Guido’s spreadsheet in full here.

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