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Party: Tory and Leadership Contenders

party: The final two candidates are then offered to the Tory membership at large for an election, according to Rabble. It could take two to six weeks for MPs to whittle down the leadership contenders From 24 June - Top Two Tory candidates are offered to Tory members Once Tory MPs have whittled the leadership contenders down to the top two in a series of votes - the lucky two will be be put to a vote by Conservative Party members. Nominations to stand will close in the week beginning June 10 before it is put to several rounds of votes. July 26 - New Tory leader selected and becomes PM The Tory party hierarchy has said it wants a new Tory party leader to be selected by the Parliamentary recess - which is likely to be on July 26. September 29-October 2 - Conservative Party conference The Tory gathering in Manchester this autumn will be the natural time for a new leader to take the stage and try to unite the fractured party. The new leader will become Prime Minister and form a government. ( As reported in the news.