MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has backed Boris Johnson to be the next Conservative Party Leader.
In a statement the North East Somerset MP said he believed Johnson was best placed to carry out renegotiations with the EU for the UK's departure.
Boris Johnson is due in Wiltshire later. As well as meeting some of the county's MPs, The Mayor of London is expected to visit businesses and a farm.
London mayor Boris Johnson was in Cheltenham today making a brief visit to the town. Members of the public, soldiers, and local business leaders all wanted their photographs taken with him.
He was there to meet local, European, and General Election candidates but denied he's after the keys to number 10 himself. Ken Goodwin reports.
The London mayor Boris Johnson, was verbally attacked as he arrived in Bristol today.
A handful of protesters jeered as he tried to do interviews in support of Conservative candidates for elected mayor and crime commissioners in the city.
But he fought back but was eventually forced to flee to a quieter spot.
Our political correspondent Bob Constantine was there:
The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has been heckled by protesters outside the M Shed in Bristol this morning.
He is in the city to support the conservative candidates for the Bristol Mayoral and Police Crime Commissioner Elections in November.
The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, is in Bristol today to support Conservative candidates for elected mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner. Elections will be held on November 15th.