Home Secretary Sajid Javid has today announced he is launching his bid to become the next Tory leader.

He is hoping to replace Mrs May as Prime Minister following her resignation.

The announcement was made in a Tweet that dropped on Monday afternoon. Which read “I’m standing to be the next leader of Conservatives & Prime Minister of our great country.

Aged 49 Mr Javid backed a remain referendum but has changed his stance to a firm leaver admitted that “First and foremost, we must deliver Brexit.”

Mr Javid has already made history by becoming the first home secretary from an ethnic minority background following his appointment in April 2018.

He is now hoping to make some more history by becoming the first ethnic minority background Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Born the son of a Pakistani bus driver Rochdale Mr Javid was the managing director at Deutsche Bank before being elected as a member of Parliament.

Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab and Jeremy Hunt, Rory Stewart, Matt Hancock, Michael Gove, Andrea Leadsom and Esther McVey have already announced they intend to stand as leader. all said they will stand for the top job.

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