New UK prime minister to be announced on September 5: Conservative party

Party needs decent amount of time before the decision



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By AFP

Published: Mon 11 Jul 2022, 11:35 PM

The new UK prime minister to replace outgoing incumbent Boris Johnson will be announced on September 5, the ruling Conservative party said Monday.

"We do need to make sure there is a decent amount of time before the result is announced on 5th September," Graham Brady, chairman of the Conservatives' influential 1922 Committee, told reporters as he revealed details of the party leadership election timetable.

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