Ten candidates will take up the post of Governor of the British Conservative Party – said the relevant party commission on Monday evening.
Prime Minister Theresa May left the Conservative Party on Friday, and this is due to the termination of the post of prime minister, but until his successor is elected as executive director and party leader. Representatives of their office could announce their departure intentions on Monday at 17:00 UK time – 18:00 CET.
Fraternities of the 1922 Commission on Monday, according to the announcement of the post of successor election, by former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, Minister of Interior of Sajid Javid, Minister of Health Matt Hancock, current Minister of Foreign Affairs of Jeremy Hunt, Michael Gove Minister of Environment, Andrea Leadsom, former Chief of the House, Dominic Raab Minister Brexit, Minister for International Development Rory Stewart, former Minister of Labor of Esther McVey and Mark Harper, former Chief Whip, former member of the Cabinet responsible for voting discipline in the Tory Group.
On the basis of the Conservative Party Code of Conduct, candidates for leadership positions had to obtain the support of at least eight Household Members to register as candidates.
In the first phase of the election process, the faction reduces the number of candidates to two by a series of votes. The first round of voting will be held on Thursday, and the next round will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Out of the last two candidates remaining in the competition – if none of them return to the other – 160,000 registered members of the Conservative Party can elect Theresa May’s successor, who will be the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. According to the current schedule, the elected offspring will take over the post of party leader in the week beginning on July 22, and may then inform the government of their intention to form a government. Queen Elizabeth.
The field was originally 13 people, but three of them stepped back in the meantime. On Monday, tense attention was drawn to Michael Gove, who, according to consensus forecasts, is one of the most successful starters, and does not withdraw his nomination after admitting that he had been using cocaine twenty years ago, even as a journalist. In addition, at the same time, in 1999, in the conservative newspaper The Times, Gove published a condemn article about high-skilled middle-class drug users calling for tougher sanctions against drug users.
Anti-drug social organizations accuse the conservative politician with hypocrisy and demanded that he withdraw his candidacy.
However, on Monday’s campaign launching event, Gove firmly stated that he would not go back and start with the hope of victory in the successor race.
The main reason for the departure of Theresa May is that the London House rejected the 585-page agreement signed with the European Union in November, setting out the terms of the British EU membership (Brexit) three times in succession, and the related 26-page political statement that the United Kingdom and outlines the future relationship of the EU.
Theresa May therefore twice initiated the extension of the original March 29 deadline for exiting. The current Brexit deadline is October 31, based on the EU decision in April.
The betting offices in London are considered by Boris Johnson, the frontline of the hardline tory Brexit camp, as the most successful offspring candidate.
Johnson said the other day: if he becomes the new leader of the Conservative Party and thus the new prime minister, the United Kingdom will definitely quit the European Union on the October 31, Brexit deadline, either by accepting the Brexit agreement in the British parliament or not .
Similar statements have been made in recent days by Andrea Leadsom, Dominic Raab and Esther McVey. At the same time, Rory Stewart, Mark Harper, Jeremy Hunt, Sajid Javid, Matt Hancock, and Michael Gove were among the ten players in the field, even though Hunt and Javid had both stated that it would be a good idea to leave without agreement. they would choose the former.