Priti Patel welcomes Boris leadership victory
The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has welcomed Boris Johnson’s victory in the Conservative Party leadership election, with over 66% of the votes cast.
Priti said: “I welcome the election of Boris Johnson as the new Leader of the Conservative Party and our country’s next Prime Minister. Boris has been given a clear and resounding mandate and has energised the Conservative Party during his campaign.”
“With Boris as Prime Minister, we have a leader who believes in Britain and who will pursue a positive, upbeat vision for our country.”
“Boris has a clear plan to unite our country and deliver Brexit. He will also deliver a strong programme of policies to support families, businesses and public services. All of my colleagues in Parliament must now get behind Boris and ensure that we can have a unified Party and a strong Conservative Government to deliver for our country.”