Tory leadershipBoris Johnson secures twice as many backers compared to nearest rival as Labour attempts to block no-deal Brexit

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Tory leadership latest news: Boris Johnson secures twice as many backers as nearest rival as Labour attempts to block no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson now commands more than twice as many backers as his nearest leadership rival, as he this morning launches his bid to become the next prime minister. 

The frontrunner to succeed Theresa May has secured the backing of at least 78 MPs, including the Brexit Secretary Steven Barclay, who last night…

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