Either the former Chancellor or Foreign Minister will replace the outgoing one Boris Johnson who resigned in July after a wave of mass resignations from his cabinet and party.
After months of debate and hustle and bustle, the final vote ended on Friday at 5 p.m. with the announcement 1922 Committee Chairman Sir Graham Brady.
Here’s the big announcement, and what’s to come after we find out who the new leader is.
When will the new prime minister be announced?
We will know who the next Conservative leader and Prime Minister is on Monday September 5th.
This is the same date Westminster return from the break.
Sir Graham Brady’s announcement is expected at 12.30pm.
So watch the announcement of the new Prime Minister today
The announcement of the new Prime Minister is covered in several outlets.
Sky News will have live coverage from Downing Street and Westminster, which you can access on the Sky News Politics Hub as well as on YouTube.
Sophy Ridge’s The Take will also return on Wednesday 7th September to Thursday 8th September.
BBC One will also air a BBC News Special at 12pm, while BBC Two’s Politics Live will air at 1pm after the announcement.
It is also expected to be covered on the ITV Lunchtime News at 1.30pm.
What happens after the appointment of a new prime minister?
According to the results, the new prime minister will choose his final cabinet and ministerial roles.
They will also write their prime ministerial speech.
The next day, Boris Johnson is expected to officially leave office and offer his resignation to the Queen along with the new Prime Minister.
Buckingham Palace has confirmed the 96-year-old Queen will receive Mr Johnson for the first time at her private home in the Highlands in Balmoral on Tuesday September 6.
Normally, the formal occasion takes place at Buckingham Palace, but in a break with tradition, both arriving and departing guides will make the journey to Her Majesty’s summer home.
At the meeting with the monarch, the new prime minister will be invited to form a government and they will take up their duties shortly thereafter.
Those duties include flying back to London to deliver her speech outside Downing Street, which is expected around 4pm.
The new leader will then announce his elected cabinet with a meeting of the new ministers expected ahead of the Prime Minister’s first Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday.
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