Rishi Sunak set to become UK PM today: Johnson out of the race; 155 MPs are supporting Sunak, only 25 MPs with Penny
Rishi Sunak is believed to be the next PM of Britain.
Rishi Sunak is believed to be the next PM of Britain. The situation will become clear at 6:30 pm on Monday. The names of Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak, and Penny Mordaunt surfaced after the resignation of Prime Minister Liz Truss. Then, with Johnson out of the race on Sunday, the match is now between Rishi Sunak and Penny.
There are 357 MPs in the UK Parliament. According to the new election rules, it is necessary to have the support of more than 100 MPs to become the Prime Minister. According to the BBC report, 155 MPs are supporting Sunak. At the same time, Penny Mordaunt has been able to garner the support of only 25 MPs. For this, today the party members will vote online, not by ballot.
Boris Johnson, before withdrawing his name from Prime Minister Race, said he had the support of 60 lawmakers. Boris withdrew, saying that the government would not be run well if the party was not united in Parliament. We will support the elected PM.