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New UK PM to be announced on July 23

The new leader of the UK conservative party and consequently the country's new prime minister will be announced on July 23, following a party ballot..

Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be announced as Britain's new prime minister on Tuesday July 23, the Conservative Party says.

The party said a postal ballot of the 160,000 or so Conservative Party members to decide who will replace Theresa May as leader would close on July 22 with the winner announced the following day.

Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson has struggled to get his campaign back on track as he faces continued questions about his personal life following a late-night quarrel at the home he shares with partner Carrie Symonds..

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