UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight
Sunday, 16 June 2019 LONDON (AP) — Candidates seeking to become Britain’s next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real contest, rather than a coronation for front-runner Boris Johnson. Johnson, a former foreign secretary, has a big lead after the first round of voting by Tory lawmakers. On Sunday he received the backing of Esther […]
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has refused to say whether Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release from an Iranian jail would become less likely if Boris Johnson became prime minister. Mr Hunt said he did not want her case to become a "brickbat in a Conservative leadership campaign" following criticism of...
Philip Hammond said he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister. Hammond said he couldn’t support a leader that would do a no-deal Brexit. According to Reuters, his statement echoes others..
LONDON (AP) — The two men competing to be Britain’s next leader have held their final televised event in front of Conservative Party members who will decide... Seattle Times Also reported by •PRWeek •WorldNews