Lord Heseltine predicts Boris Johnson will become next Conservative leader
Boris Johnson looks likely to become the next Conservative leader but the move will probably divide the party, Lord Heseltine has suggested.
The former deputy prime minister - who has been an outspoken critic of Mr Johnson - said a string of recent negative headlines about the former foreign secretary have not done him irreparable harm.
Lord Heseltine's comments come as Mr Johnson urged MPs to focus on "chucking Chequers" rather than seeking to oust Prime Minister Theresa May.
Around 50 pro-Brexit Conservative MPs spent nearly an hour plotting ways to replace Mrs May on Tuesday evening amid continued anger over the Chequers plan for Brexit.Read Full Article