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Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the third round of Tory leadership voting and May and Corbyn at PMQs

More from the committee corridor

Ex-Raab supporters Hugo Swire and Shailesh Vara declare for Boris Johnson

David Davis reveals that he too has now voted for Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson wanders in to vote. At the far end of the corridor, he paused and played a forward defensive cricket shot. What larks.

Ex-Raab supporter Eddie Hughes declares for Boris Johnson

Birthday boy Boris Johnson votes, only acknowledging my birthday greetings with a “thank you” on exiting Committee Room 14

Boris Johnson emerges from voting, is asks how he’s feeling about the vote, and responds with what sounded to me like a muttered steam of sounds, without any discernible words: “Hmmm-er-mmm-rar-blurrrgh”.

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Suella Braverman, the former Brexit minister who was backing Dominic Raab until yesterday, is now voting for Boris Johnson.

I’m pleased to be supporting @borisjohnson as next leader of @conservatives and Prime Minister. He is the one to deliver Brexit, re-energise our country and beat Jeremy Corbyn. #backboris

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