The Conservative leadership ballot closed this afternoon and we’ll get the result tomorrow, but few doubt Boris Johnson has won. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
Least of all, Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan, who decided not to wait and resigned today. He then attempted to force an emergency debate on whether a majority of MPs support Mr Johnson. The Speaker didn’t allow that, but it could be a sign of the Commons battles to come. One new leader has been announced, though. Jo Swinson is the new face of the Lib Dems.
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