Former London Mayor, Johnson is the front-runner, but two ministers have now quit in protest and more are set to follow if he wins.
4 nations, 8000 miles, 16 regional hustings and hundreds of members’ events! Thank you everyone for your support throughout this contest!
With less than 100 hours until polls close, please vote for me to deliver Brexit by 31st October, unite our country and defeat Corbyn pic.twitter.com/YYkczINjBv
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) July 18, 2019
Hunt has meanwhile announced an increased European presence in the Gulf, following the Iranian seizure of a British tanker, which he called an act of state piracy.
It’s been an incredible campaign, I’ve been visiting all parts of the country and seeing members everywhere make the #SwitchtoHunt.
— Jeremy Hunt (@Jeremy_Hunt) July 18, 2019