An advertising billboard for an English language school depicts Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Zagreb, Croatia in February 2020. Photo: AP
An advertising billboard for an English language school depicts Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Zagreb, Croatia in February 2020. Photo: AP

Field narrows to replace UK PM Boris Johnson as nominations close: and then there were 8

  • Of the 11 original hopefuls, ex-finance chief Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss are among those securing enough support for the first ballot
  • Former health secretary Sajid Javid fails to make the cut, a surprise casualty after his resignation last week helped bring down the prime minister

An advertising billboard for an English language school depicts Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Zagreb, Croatia in February 2020. Photo: AP
An advertising billboard for an English language school depicts Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Zagreb, Croatia in February 2020. Photo: AP
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