Liam Fox will NOT stand aside for Theresa May in Tory leadership race

Sources close to the former defence secretary have rejected The Sun's story suggesting Liam Fox will drop out of the leadership race in favour of Home Secretary Theresa May

by Steven George-Hilley on 29 June 2016 15:27

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Sources close to Tory leadership contender Liam Fox have rubbished the suggestion that the former defence secretary will stand aside for Home Secretary Theresa May.  Fox is understood to have established significant support from fellow MPs and grassroots members to stand alone. 

The news coming following suggestions that Boris Johnson may not have the full backing of Michael Gove. the Justice Secretary is understood to give his additional backing depending on reassurances around key issues. 

 

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