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UK: Eight politicians enter race for Tory leadership

In the United Kingdom, candidates for the race to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party has risen to eight candidates. The new leader, who eventually will also be Prime Minister, is expected to be appointed by the end of July. Environment Minister, Michael Gove, is the eight politician who entered the race.

Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and former Commons leader Andrea Leadsom announced on Sunday papers their intention to contest the election. They join Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, the Minister of International Development Rory Steward, Health Secretary Matt Hancock, Pensions Secretary Esther McVey and deputy Boris Johnson.

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