HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has explained why he is backing Sajid Javid to be the next leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party.
Theresa May resigned her position on Friday but remains prime minister until a new leader is selected.
A few hours later, the leader and deputy leader of the Harlow Conservatives, cllrs Andrew Johnson and Joel Charles both announced that they were backing Boris Johnson.
Cllr Johnson said: “I’ve given this plenty of consideration and have concluded Boris Johnson is the person to lead us forward, to deliver Brexit, Deal or No Deal by Oct 31st.
“He will renew the Conservatives and the whole country. Her is best placed to connect with both voters and activists.
Cllr Charles said: “I completely agree with you Andrew, Boris was a great London Mayor and has a proven track record of delivering in office.
“He will deliver Brexit and lead our country forward to a more prosperous future”.
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