The final round of voting will be attended not by members of the House of Commons, but by thousands of ordinary members of the Conservative Party.
In the UK, the next round of elections for the future leader of the Conservative Party and prime minister of the country has ended. The finalists include former finance minister Rishi Sunak and current foreign minister Liz Truss, the BBC reported on Wednesday, July 20.
Rishi Sunak again won the most votes with 137. Liz Truss came in second with 113 votes.
In third place is Penny Mordont, who holds the position of “junior minister” for trade policy – 105 votes.
The final round of voting will be attended not by members of the House of Commons, but by thousands of ordinary members of the Conservative Party. The results will be announced on 5th September.
At the same time, the latest survey of the British analytical company YouGov shows that Truss should beat Sunak – 54% vs. 35% respectively.
Remember, on July 7, Boris Johnson announced his decision to step down as Prime Minister of Great Britain and leader of the Conservative Party. He stated that he will fulfill his obligations until the appointment of a new head of government.
Boris Johnson delivered his farewell speech to Parliament today. At the end, he said the famous phrase from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
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