Former Chancellor of the United Kingdom Rishi Sunak will be announced as a leader

One of the frontrunners for his nomination as the next British Prime Minister

along with 20 other supportive Conservative Party members, on Tuesday 5 September.

The 42-year-old British Indian MP from Richmond, Yorkshire, is leading the race to replace Boris Johnson as nominations for the race officially open.

Indian-born Home Secretary Priti Patel is said to be still considering a bid and could enter the race

late with significant support from the hard-line Brexit wing of the Conservative Party.