The Daily Telegraph

A new face at No 10

The next 48 hours



12.15pm: Either Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak will be announced as the winner of the Tory leadership race in Westminste­r. Andrew Stephenson, the Tory party chairman, will speak first, before inviting Graham Brady as returning officer to announce the winner. The candidates will be told who has won the contest around 10 minutes in advance.


8.30am: Boris Johnson makes his farewell speech on the steps of No 10. He then flies to Aberdeen airport. Early morning: Mr Johnson’s successor flies to Aberdeen to meet the Queen. Late morning: Mr Johnson arrives at Balmoral, where the Queen is staying. He will be ushered into the Drawing Room, where the will relinquish his role.

Early afternoon: After Mr Johnson has departed, his successor will arrive at Balmoral, where they will be invited in to see the Queen and be appointed as Britain’s next prime minister.

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