Michael Gove Eliminated in Tory Leadership Contest

Michael Gove

Michael Gove has been eliminated in the final round of voting by MPs in the Conservative Party leadership contest. The result of the vote means that Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will now go through to the final vote of members of the party, with the winner being announced in late July.

The voting in the fifth round was as follows:

Boris Johnson – 160 votes

Jeremy Hunt – 77 votes

Michael Gove – 75 votes