DOMINIC Raab will lead the country if Boris Johnson’s condition deteriorates from contracting coronavirus.
The Foreign Secretary will stand in for the PM if he becomes so ill he can’t perform his official duties.
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Yesterday, the PM was seen chairing his remote coronavirus meeting after contracting the deadly disease – as it was revealed his response to the crisis was backed by the majority of Brits.
Pollsters from Number Cruncher Politics found 72 per cent of eligible voters were satisfied with his performance.
Meanwhile, half of Labour voters, those voting for other parties and a large majority of undecided voters were also happy with Boris’ leadership.
The government also got similar approval ratings, both overall and on its handling of the Covid-19 outbreak.
However, these ratings could change if Mr Raab falls ill, as there are no further public plans on who would lead the country under the “designated survivor” plan.
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But one source told The Telegraph: “There isn’t a fixed chain.”
“It depends really on where Boris wants to go.”
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