Lord Sugar has thrown his weight behind Boris Johnson to be the next Prime Minister, saying he can “stop Jeremy Corbyn from being PM”.
Johnson is already guaranteed in a place in the run off between the final two candidates after he secured 114 votes in the first round.
Six candidates – Johnson, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, home secretary Sajid Javid, international development Rory Stewart, environment secretary Michael Gove and former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab – after health secretary Matt Hancock pulled out.
Sugar, who has been a vocal critic of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, tweeted:
Sugar has previously called for Johnson and Gove to be “prosecuted” for the “lies” they told during the second referendum, in which the two men campaigned for Leave.
At a debate in the House of Lords last year, Sugar said there was a “good argument to void that [the Leave] vote if it can be concluded that the public were totally misled”.
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