>> Voting to decide the next conservative leader has sent Liam Fox's bid to the scrap heap. The former defense secretary eliminated in the first round. Historian peace cast their ballots. Soon after, Stephen Crabb pulling out, after coming second last. But for those still in, there's some big dates ahead.
On July 7th and 12th, conservative lawmakers will again whittle the numbers down until just two candidates remain. The smart money is on Home Secretary Theresa May, but having backed remain in Britain's EU referendum. She must still convince critics she can complete on an exit. The other big name, Michael Gove, watching his campaign stutter in the early stages.
Instead, Andrea Leadsom's emerged as the top Brexiteer helped on Monday by winning the backing of Boris Johnson. But her survival into the final two is no certainty. Backing from pro-UKIP movement Leave.eu has given some conservatives cold feet. This race will decide the next story leader. The replacement to David Cameron and the Downing Street Kettering, but more importantly.
It will also set the tone for how Britain Brexit's.