The most likely successors of Theresa May as the leader of the ruling Conservative party in the UK and the Prime Minister will be four politicians. As reported in Thursday Financial Times newspaper, it is a former foreign Minister, Boris Johnson, ex-Minister for “Brexit” Dominic Raab, the current foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt and Minister for the environment, food and rural development Michael Gove.
According to the publication, it is the candidacy of Gove as a center-right candidate supported by members of the parliamentary faction of the tories, who adhere to a pragmatic approach to future relations with continental Europe. In addition, the bookmaker Betfred, the data of which leads the newspaper The Independent, while regards the chances of Gove to lead the government as 1 to 3, and Johnson — 1 to 4.
In the struggle for the Prime Minister’s post, which began after May on March 27 promised party members to resign as soon as the country will withdraw from the EU, may include other policies, including the General Treasurer Elizabeth Trass.