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Tory leadership result - live: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt final two as MPs edge closer to Downing Street

The Independent logo The Independent 20/06/2019

© Reuters Jeremy Hunt has narrowly beaten Michael Gove in the final ballot of Tory MPs, and will now go head-to-head with Boris Johnson in the run-off.

The foreign secretary won 77 votes to Mr Gove's 75, while Mr Johnson maintained a commanding leader and finished with 160 votes.

Sajid Javid was eliminated from the race earlier in the day.

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