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Boris Johnson Will Be The Next British Prime Minister

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

12:06 PM - 23 Jul 2019



Boris Johnson will be the next British Prime Minister, after winning the Conservative Party leadership contest.

The former Mayor of London beat Jeremy Hunt in the race to succeed Theresa May.

Around 160,000 conservative party members were eligible to vote in the contest.

91,153 members of the Conservative Party voted for Boris Johnson to become their new leader.

Jeremy Hunt received 46,656 votes.

US President Donald Trump has congratulated Boris Johnson on his success:



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