Britain’s former health secretary Sajid Javid is one of several candidates hoping to be Britain’s new prime minister. Photo: AP
Britain’s former health secretary Sajid Javid is one of several candidates hoping to be Britain’s new prime minister. Photo: AP

UK candidates jostle to replace PM Boris Johnson in packed leadership race

  • The latest MPs include ex-health and finance minister Sajid Javid, current finance minister Nadhim Zahawi and former health secretary Jeremy Hunt
  • The number of declared contenders is now nine; Conservative Party members will elect a new party leader over the summer

Britain’s former health secretary Sajid Javid is one of several candidates hoping to be Britain’s new prime minister. Photo: AP
Britain’s former health secretary Sajid Javid is one of several candidates hoping to be Britain’s new prime minister. Photo: AP
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