Boris Johnson beats Jeremy Hunt to Tory leadership


Boris Johnson is scheming to take over as primary apportion and start convention his new cabinet, after being named a new Conservative Party personality progressing today.

The former London mayor will do his long-held aspiration of staying in 10 Downing Street tomorrow, after violence antithesis care claimant Jeremy Hunt.

Mr Johnson pronounced it was an “extraordinary honour and privilege” to be inaugurated Tory personality and affianced to “energise a country” following a announcement.

New Conservative Party personality and incoming primary apportion Boris Johnson

‘D.U.D.E: Deliver, Unite, Defeat, Energise!’

“The debate is over and a work begins,” he added.

He also paid reverence to effusive primary apportion Theresa May, thanking her for her “extraordinary use to this celebration and this country”.

And Mr Johnson described his care competition Mr Hunt as a “font of glorious ideas”.

The incoming primary apportion has already allocated one of a many pivotal roles, elevating long-serving whip Mark Spencer to a chairman in assign of Tory fortify in his administration.

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‘There’s a Britain Trump’

Brexit Party Leader Nigel Farage told Sky News he does not consider Boris Johnson will be means to broach Brexit by 31st Oct unless he calls a ubiquitous election.

‘I wish Boris Johnson well’ – Farage

Mrs May affianced her support to her successor, posting on Twitter: “We now need to work together to broach a Brexit that works for a whole UK and to keep Jeremy Corbyn out of government.

“You will have my full support from a behind benches.”

Mr Hunt paid reverence to Mr Johnson’s “optimism, appetite and unconditional certainty in a smashing country”, while Donald Trump became a initial unfamiliar personality to honour a incoming primary minister.

Incoming PM Johnson vows to 'energise a country'

Incoming PM Johnson vows to ‘energise a country’

The new Conservative Party personality pays reverence to his degraded antithesis Jeremy Hunt as an “absolutely challenging campaigner”

Boris Johnson's power could finish adult as a pub ask question

Boris Johnson’s power could finish adult as a pub ask question

His supporters contend he has a mandate, though Sky’s Lewis Goodall believes Boris Johnson could have a brief stay in Downing Street

The US boss tweeted: “Congratulations to Boris Johnson on apropos a new Prime Minister of a United Kingdom. He will be great!”

He combined after during a debate that “they call him Britain Trump” and that Brexit Party personality Nigel Farage is “going to work good with Boris”.

Mr Trump’s daughter and White House adviser, Ivanka, primarily congratulated Mr Johnson on apropos a subsequent primary apportion of “United Kingston”, before editing her mistake on Twitter.

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Labour personality Jeremy Corbyn claimed Mr Johnson had nonetheless to win a support of a nation during large.

He tweeted: “Boris Johnson has won a support of fewer than 100,000 unrepresentative Conservative Party members by earnest taxation cuts for a richest, presenting himself as a bankers’ friend, and pulling for a deleterious No Deal Brexit.

“But he hasn’t won a support of a country.”

Mr Corbyn refused to explain when he designed to launch a bid to disintegrate Mr Johnson by job a no certainty opinion in parliament, usually vowing to do it “when suitable to do so”.

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn pronounced he will list a no-confidence suit

Labour personality Jeremy Corbyn pronounced his celebration will list a no-confidence motion

Brexit Party personality Nigel Farage told Sky News “I usually don’t see how” Mr Johnson could broach Brexit on 31 Oct though an early choosing since “hes’ streamer a celebration that’s bitterly divided”.

He combined there had been no “formal” talks with Team Johnson though when pushed on if there had been spontaneous conversations, said: “No – a fact people strike into any other in a same grill is not a same as discussions.”

In a Tory care ballot, Mr Johnson won a sum of 92,153 votes (66%) and Mr Hunt won 46,656 votes (34%).

The outcome follows a some-more than a month-long debate in that both possibilities trafficked to all regions of a UK in their bid to win a support of a Tories’ grassroots in a array of hustings events.

Mr Johnson vowed to take a UK out of a EU on 31 Oct “do or die”, while Mr Hunt claimed his credentials as an “entrepreneur” done him a best claimant to negotiate Brexit.

The creation of Boris Johnson

The creation of Boris Johnson

The new primary minister’s life in pictures

In a progressing stages of a contest, during a array of votes among Tory MPs to make down a prolonged list of possibilities to a final two, Mr Johnson eventually cumulative a subsidy of some-more than half of his Conservative colleagues in parliament.

He won a support of 160 Tory MPs, with Mr Hunt corroborated by 77 Tory MPs.

But, notwithstanding his infancy support among both Conservative members and MPs, Mr Johnson is doubtful to face a peaceful initial few weeks in Number 10.

A ambience of a battles that will come in his aim of ordering a Tories was delivered on Monday by Sir Alan Duncan, who quit as a unfamiliar bureau minister.

Boris Johnson outward his bureau in London

Mr Johnson has vowed to take a UK out of a EU on 31 Oct ‘do or die’

Sir Alan quiescent from supervision in sequence to launch an – eventually catastrophic – try to force Mr Johnson to face a opinion of certainty in his care even before apropos primary minister.

Mr Johnson’s refusal to order out a no-deal Brexit will also expected move him headaches, with a supervision he takes over carrying a operative infancy of usually two.

It means usually a tiny organisation of Tory rebels would be indispensable derail Mr Johnson’s Brexit plan in a House of Commons – partly explaining because a incoming primary apportion has not discharged a probability he could postpone council to pull by a no-deal Brexit.

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to lead a array of stream cupboard ministers out of supervision before to Mr Johnson’s entrance into Number 10, due to their antithesis to withdrawal a EU though a withdrawal deal.

Boris Johnsons winners debate in full

Boris Johnson’s winner’s debate in full

Mr Johnson is reported, by The Times, to have hold tip meetings with Mr Hammond, Justice Secretary David Gauke and International Development Secretary Rory Stewart amid concerns they infer to be a “nightmare” on a behind benches after withdrawal supervision this week.

After holding her final cupboard today, Mrs May will tomorrow make her final Commons coming as conduct of a government.

She will take Prime Minister’s Questions for a final time on Wednesday before afterwards streamer to Buckingham Palace to rigourously renounce to a Queen and suggest her successor.

Mr Johnson will afterwards make his possess outing to Buckingham Palace to be invited to form a new government, before expected creation a matter in Downing Street before stepping into Number 10.