Britain’s new PM by 23 July

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FILE PHOTO: Jeremy Hunt, a leadership candidate for Britain's Conservative Party, attends a hustings event in Birmingham, Britain, June 22, 2019. REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters): Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be announced as Britain’s new Prime Minister 23 July, the Conservative Party said yesterday.

The party said a postal ballot of the 160,000 or so Conservative Party members to decide who will replace Theresa May as leader would close on 22 July with the winner announced the following day.