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Gove speculation looms as Boris Johnson becomes third minister to step down

Pressure is mounting on the imminent whereabouts of Michael Gove as the cabinet reshuffle gets into full swing.

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Gove speculation looms as Boris Johnson becomes third minister to step down

Speculation around the Cabinet reshuffle and a potential leadership challenge mounted as Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson became the third Minister to step down in less than 24 hours.

With predictions Secretary of State for the Environment Michael Gove would replace David Davis – who resigned from the Cabinet last night (July 08) – overruled by this morning’s decision to appoint Housing Minister Dominic Raab, thoughts were now turning to Mr Gove taking on the role of Prime Minister.
Former sheep farmer James Wright said on Twitter: “It has got to be Michael Gove for Prime Minister after Theresa May.

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“As a party member, I cannot understand why anyone would support Jacob Rees Mogg, a man who was born 100 years too late and whose ideas belong there.”

A YouGov Conservative members survey suggested Michael Gove would beat Boris Johnson by 55 per cent to 45 per cent if the two Brexiteers went head-to-head for the top job.

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Others suggested if Mr Gove was to leave Defra, he would be replaced by a ‘relative non-entity tasked merely with implementing his ‘Green Brexit’ – but with none of the knowledge, relationships of promise made to the ag community by Gove’.
Pressure was also mounting from colleagues across the piece, with Nigel Farage tweeting: “Time for Michael Gove to decide. Party or country, career or principle?”
Mrs May has since confirmed the government white paper on Brexit will be published on Thursday (July 12).
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