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Times: Boris Johnson expected to run for Tory leadership after Truss quits

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“He’s sniping but is said to think it’s a matter of national interest,” The Times political editor Stephen Swinford said on Twitter.

Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson – who was succeeded by Liz Truss in September – is expected to run in the Conservative Party leadership race to replace Liz Truss, who resigned today, the Times reported.

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“He’s sniping but is said to think it’s a matter of national interest,” The Times political editor Stephen Swinford said on Twitter.

Truss, aged 47, was elected to replace Boris Johnson in a popular vote among Conservative party members with 81,326 votes to 60,399 for her rival Rishi Sunak.

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On September 6, he officially became prime minister after receiving the mandate to form a government from Queen Elizabeth II, two days before she passed away.

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