Boris Johnson wasn’t up to the job
I had to fall to someone else … boris johnson I felt it was to fall to me,”
Was appointed Minister of Justice in support of his colleagues Leave campaigner.
Mr. Johnson pulled after the switch and Mr. Gough.
Interior Minister Theresa May, who supported the stay in the European Union,
is the favorite to win the contest and become prime minister.
Other contenders and work and pensions secretary Stephen Crabbe,
who supported the stay, the former defense secretary Liam Fox, who supported the departure of the European Union,
Minister of Energy and leaving Andrea Leadsom campaign.
Nominations for the leadership of the Conservative Party closed at midday on Thursday.
The winner of the contest –
sparked by David Cameron’s decision to resign after being voted the UK to leave the European Union –
are scheduled to be announced on September 9.