FILE PHOTO: Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
(Reuters) – Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson “as the best candidate” to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister.
“Boris has run a disciplined campaign and is almost certainly going to be our next prime minister”, Hancock wrote in the Sunday Times newspaper.
Reporting by Kanishka Singh and Ishita Chigilli Palli in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Cooney