Philip Hammond confirms he will resign on Wednesday

When will the new UK Prime Minister be announced? Tory leadership timetable

When will the new UK Prime Minister be announced? Tory leadership timetable

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 17: Boris Johnson holds a kipper (smoked fish) to help illustrate a point as he talks at the final hustings of the Conservative leadership campaign at ExCeL London on July 17, 2019 in London, England.

The former London mayor is the runaway favourite to win the governing Conservative Party's leadership contest and replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday.

Inspired by the "baby Trump blimp" depicting the U.S. president as a screaming baby, it portrayed the Conservative frontrunner wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with a bus featuring the £350m figure.

Keir Starmer, Brexit policy chief in the main opposition Labour Party, said on Twitter he respected Hammond's decision.

"The Brexit Party is taking a lot of votes away from the Conservative Party at the moment, and the Conservatives are having to look and sound as much like the Brexit Party as possible", Naomi Smith, CEO of Best for Britain campaign behind the puppet stunt, told Al Jazeera.

"There will be no time to waste with just 100 days until the Brexit deadline". It went on the win the European polls in the United Kingdom with more than 30 percent of the vote.

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The centre-right Conservatives command a razor-thin majority in parliament's lower House of Commons and Johnson's opponents - both within and outside the party - are keen to scupper his leadership.

He added he would resign to Mrs May before she tendered her own resignation to Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday.

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But the European Union has so far been steadfast in its view that it can not open the withdrawal agreement, and Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said both sides would be "in trouble" if the new prime minister was intent on tearing up the deal.

An ally told The Sun: "Boris will have to hit the ground running".

Asked if he would be sacked he said: "I'm sure I'm not going to be sacked because I am going to resign before we get to that point".

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But the recent court rulings and Japan's export restrictions have seen relations sink to their lowest point in years. Upon his arrival, Lee had immediately called for a contingency plan to deal with Japan's export curbs.


He said the United Kingdom would leave the European Union by 31 October "come what may" under his tenure, while Mr Hunt said he expected this to happen by Christmas.

May, who took office following the seismic 2016 Brexit referendum, has vowed to be "absolutely" loyal to her successor.

These opinions were bolstered last week when the UK's Office for Budget Responsibility announced that leaving the bloc without a deal could more than double the country's budget deficit, and may lead to the UK's GDP contraction by 2 per cent at the end of 2020. "There might be a bit of "for a second ref only" in this, this is a broad church, but I know why I'm here today", he said.

Other pro-EU cabinet ministers - such as de-facto deputy prime minister David Lidington and Greg Clark, the business secretary - are also expected to be sacked, or to quit.

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