Boris Johnson declares he will remain in government until new leader is found

James Baxter-Derrington
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Boris Johnson declares he will remain in government until new leader is found

Boris Johnson has declared he will remain as prime minister until a leadership election is completed but has resigned as Conservative party leader. In a speech given outside number 10, Johnson blamed the will of the parliamentary Conservative party for forcing him out and said a timetable for leadership campaign will be announced next week. Johnson said: "The herd instinct is powerful and when the herd moves, it moves." Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns He explained the reason ...

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