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Herts and north London Tory MPs vote for new party leader - recap


Conservative MPs in Hertfordshire and London vote for new party leader

By Ann Yip

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    Voting for the Conservative Party's new leader and therefore the country's next Prime Minister will soon begin today.
  • 313 Tory MPs will begin voting in the first round of the leadership election from 10am, with the secret ballot finishing at noon.
  • The result will be announced at 1pm.
  • The election for a new party leader comes after Theresa May official stepped down as leader on Friday (June 7), although she will remain as prime minister until her successor is chosen.
  • We will be bringing you live updates as the ballot happens and as we speak to MPs in the Herts, north London and Epping Forest area.