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Reactions as Boris Johnson is announced as new prime minister - recap

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Reactions as Boris Johnson is announced as new PM - recap

By Ann Yip

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    The new Conservative leader and new prime minister is due to be announced later today at Westminster.
  • The announcement will be made at about 11.40am this morning (Tuesday, July 23).
  • Either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be moving into 10 Downing Street tomorrow.
  • The leadership race began with 13 Conservative candidates. After a series of ballots held among Tory MPs, two candidates remain standing.
  • Conservative Party members have been able to cast their vote for the two until yesterday evening.
  • We will be updating our live blog as we contact MPs from the south Hertfordshire, north London and Epping Forest area for reactions.
  • If you would like to say something about the new prime minister, please fill out the below form: