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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a Conservative Party event following the result

Johnson invokes legacy of Britain's first Jewish Prime Minister

In declaring himself to be a One Nation conservative, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is directly invoking the legacy of Benjamin Disraeli in seeking to unite the country post-Brexit.

Boris Johnson's Conservatives achieve historic landslide election win

The prime minister will now move ahead with plans to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union.

Boris Johnson set to become UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader

Johnson, a former London mayor who resigned as foreign minister a year ago over May's Brexit plans, is the clear favorite to replace her, with several polls putting him on around 70 percent.

By REUTERS
23/07/2019
BORIS JOHNSON, one of many contenders for the Conservative leadership

Britain’s next prime minister - Opinion

The list of names is put to the party’s MPs in a series of votes that eliminates one name each time. When only two names are left, the party membership nationwide is invited to choose one.

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