Boris Johnson Scheduled To Step Down September 6th

Politico Europe reports:

Boris Johnson’s premiership will end on September 6 under a timetable agreed Monday evening by Conservative Party bosses.

The U.K prime minister is set to step down from his role in eight weeks’ time, after a new Tory leader is elected in a ballot of party members ending September 5. Johnson’s anointed successor is likely to take over as Tory leader and U.K. prime minister the following day — Tuesday, September 6.

Graham Brady, the chairman of the 1922 committee of Tory backbenchers, which decides the leadership timetable, announced the terms on Monday night after the rules were rubber-stamped by the Conservative Party board.

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