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British Health Minister Hancock Will Stand to be Next PM

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7Dnews London

Sat, 25 May 2019 07:33 GMT

British health minister Matt Hancock said on May 25th he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister, Reuters has reported.

Hancock follows former foreign minister Boris Johnson, who is seen as the favourite, current foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, International Development Secretary Rory Stewart and former work and pensions minister Esther McVey in joining the contest.

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