Front Burner

Will Boris Johnson be the next U.K. prime minister?

With U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on her way out, CBC's Europe correspondent Margaret Evans fills us in on who might succeed the Tory leader, and how they’ll tackle the Brexit mess.
Britain's MP Boris Johnson arrives at the Houses of Parliament, in London, Wednesday March 27, 2019. British lawmakers are preparing to vote Wednesday on alternatives for leaving the European Union as they seek to end an impasse following the overwhelming defeat of the deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May. (Dominic Lipinski/PA PA via AP) (Dominic Lipinski/Associated Press)
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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigns as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, but will stay on as a lame duck PM until her successor is chosen. Today on Front Burner, CBC's Europe correspondent Margaret Evans on who that successor might be, and what they'll have to grapple with as the country faces down Brexit: "It's a huge, huge mess in this country. People are angry, they're scared, they're tired of it."

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