READER POLL: As our MP John Hayes backs Michael Gove as the next Prime Minister, who would get your vote?
South Holland and the Deepings MP Sir John Hayes has backed Michael Gove to be the next UK Prime Minister.
At the end of a dramatic day when an emotional Theresa May announced her intention to stand down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, June 7, Sir John has revealed who he will be supporting in the race to Number 10 Downing Street.
Describing Mr Gove as "the most able man in the Government by a considerable channel", Sir John also revealed that he "never got on personally" with Mrs May who will stay on as Prime Minister until her successor is appointed.
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