Former British Minister of Health Sajid Javid you Jeremy Hunt They join the race this Saturday to replace Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party and British Prime Minister, with eight deputies from the formation communicating their candidacy.
Javid resigned last Tuesday in protest at Johnson’s management and the scandals that have recently plagued the prime minister, such as the Downing Street party during the pandemic.
Hunt, like Javid, announced the decision to join the primaries via the Sunday Telegraph . page‘, after Johnson tendered his resignation as leader of the “storytelling” last Thursday due to pressure within his formation and the resignations of more than 50 members of his government.
The two new candidates declared their intention to cut taxes if they achieved “tory” leadership.
In addition to Javid and Hunt, the Minister of the Economy, nadhim zawi; transport holder, Shapps grant; former Minister of the Economy Rishi Sunak; chair of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, Tom Tugendhat; Attorney General, Suella Bravermanand former Secretary of State for Equality Kemi Badenoch.
Head of Foreign Affairs is expected Liz Trusswill also join the primaries, likely this Monday, according to some British media.
One of the other favourites, Secretary of Defense Ben Wallace, today ruled out his candidacy by showing on his Twitter account that he is focused on keeping the country safe.
Next Monday, the influential 1922 Committee, which brings together conservative deputies without portfolios, will elect its executives and will announce a calendar for electing a new leader.
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