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13:10  26 may  2019
13:10  26 may  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Michael Andrew Gove (/ɡoʊv/; born 26 August 1967) is a British journalist and senior politician of the Conservative Party who was Secretary of State for Education from 2010 to 2014 and Secretary of

Theresa May stormed ahead in the race to become the next prime minister Andrea Leadsom, Michael Gove and Theresa May will contest a second ballot of Conservative MPs on Thursday. One poll for Conservative Home suggested that despite May ’s strong lead with MPs, it could be a

Michael Gove enters Conservative race to succeed Theresa May © The Associated Press FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 file photo Britain's Environment Secretary Michael Gove arrives at Downing Street. London. Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party leader _ and as the next prime minister. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File) LONDON — British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has entered the crowded race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, who is stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7.

Gove said Sunday that "I can confirm that I will be putting my name forward to be prime minister of this country."

Theresa May's departure marks the launch of leadership election; Boris Johnson the early favorite to become next PM

Theresa May's departure marks the launch of leadership election; Boris Johnson the early favorite to become next PM British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation as the Conservative Party leader on Friday morning officially launched the high-stakes race to replace her, with multiple candidates expected to launch their bids. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); May’s departure, formally on June 7, marks the end of her months-long struggle to keep her job despite seething anger from her own Conservative Party over her handling of Brexit.

Prime Minister Theresa May announcing her resignation Friday outside her offices at 10 Downing Some analysts have suggested the Conservatives may turn to a more moderate candidate, like Mr Mr. Johnson lost a shot at the top job then, after Mr. Gove withdrew his support.CreditAdam Ferguson

Justice Secretary Michael Gove and Home Secretary Theresa May lead a five-way race to be the next Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister. Mr Gove was a surprise addition to the race , having been expected to back Boris Johnson, who shocked the political world by ruling himself out.

A party leadership campaign will officially begin after May quits, but already eight contenders have said they will run. The winner will be selected by Conservative lawmakers and about 120,000 party members, and will automatically become prime minister.

May announced her departure Friday, admitting defeat in her three-year quest to deliver Brexit.

The leadership contest is dominated by candidates vowing to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 even if there is no deal.

Most businesses and economists think that would plunge Britain into recession.


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