Penny Mordaunt takes swipe at Boris Johnson as she becomes NINTH candidate to enter Tory leadership race | The Sun

TORY leadership hopeful Penny Mordaunt has taken a furious swipe at Boris Johnson as she becomes the NINTH candidate to enter the race for Number 10.

The Minister of State for Trade Policy called for the country to elect someone who will make the office of Prime Minister "a little less about the leader".

In a nod to her naval heritage, the MP for Portsmouth North said: "Our leadership has to change.

"It needs to become a little less about the leader and a lot more about the ship."

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