Tory leadership: result of final MPs’ ballot due at 6pm – live news




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Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the last two rounds of voting by MPs in the Tory leadership contest and the choice of the final two candidates for next PM

From the Financial Times’ George Parker

Media view from Committee Room 14: Hunt in final two the best story tonight (Boris revenge on Gove, skulduggery etc) but Gove in final two the best story for next four weeks

The results are due very soon. My colleague Peter Walker is in the room.

I’m in the room for the result of the 5th and – please, God – final round of MPs’ voting in the Tory leadership contest. Only way we’d get a 6th would be tie for second/third. Result due at 6ish.

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