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Highway to elect the UK’s new Conservative leader in five days


Britain’s Conservative Party has set a five-day calendar for electing a new leader following the resignation of Liz Truss. Candidates need at least a hundred supports, which they must have before 2:00 p.m. on Monday (London local time, one less than Spain) to enter the first vote, which will take place between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 pm.

If only one candidate receives 100 support, he will automatically become the next party leader and prime minister. Since there are 357 Conservative MPs, there will be Maximum of three candidates Whoever gets the least number of votes will be eliminated. The result will be announced at 6:00 pm.

If none of the finalists decides to withdraw from the competition in favor of their opponent, a “quick and binding online vote of Conservative Party members” will be held.

The electoral process will end next Friday, and according to 1922 Committee Chairman Graham Brady, new tenant Downing Street will work on Monday, October 31, the day on the calendar for the chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, to announce in detail the new financial plan, an announcement expected to be delayed since the new ‘prime minister’ must approve it and form his own government. .

The National Cyber ​​Security Center (NCSC) has expressed concern about Online Voting Party members have warned that hackers could sabotage the process, so they support the conservative leadership that advocates that the process will be secure.

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