Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and his predecessor, Boris Johnson, will face off for Britain’s top job after Conservative Party lawmakers narrowed down the field of competitors yesterday. Although Johnson appears to be the clear front-runner, Hunt has pledged to deliver “the fight of his life” as 160,000 party members prepare to vote.
What’s next? Both men will participate in more than a dozen meetings with party members across the country — as well as in a July 9 televised debate — with the final result expected late next month.
Check out this OZY op-ed on the challenges the next British leader will face.