Boris Wins Tory Leadership

Boris Johnson has been elected leader of the Conservative Party. He will become Prime Minister tomorrow afternoon. Turnout was 87.4%. Boris won two thirds of the vote, a bigger share than Corbyn did in both 2015 and 2016…

Boris: 92,153 (66.4%)

Hunt: 46,656 (33.6%)

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Quote of the Day

Peter Mandelson tells Emma Barnett…

“I think that Jeremy Corbyn himself should search his conscience and ask himself whether he’s the best person to lead the Labour Party into the general election with the best chance of success for the party.”


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