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Boris Johnson meets MPs amid Tory leadership speculation

Conservative MPs Ben Wallace and Jake Berry have been spotted at Boris Johnson's home amid speculation he could become the next party leader.

Earlier, pro-Brexit former defence secretary Liam Fox became the first Conservative to announce he may put himself forward to replace David Cameron when he stands down shortly.

Mr Johnson is widely expected to stand, while Theresa May, George Osborne, and Michael Gove are also likely to contend the top job.

Mr Cameron announced his intention to resign as prime minister after the country voted to leave the EU, saying his successor should be in place by October.

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Jeremy Corbyn thanks David Cameron

Following David Cameron's decision to resign as Prime Minister, Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn has paid tribute to him.

Mr Corbyn said he "respected" Mr Cameron's decision, and thanked him for supporting same sex marriage, his handling of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry, and the "proper leadership" Mr Cameron showed following the death of MP Jo Cox.

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