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Quiz: Can you name the Tory leadership candidates?

The race is on to succeed Theresa May – how well do you know the candidates?
Jun 8th 2019, 8:00 PM 22,015 24

THE LIST OF Tory MPs vying to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party Leader is now the size of a soccer team. 

With the leadership race officially beginning on Monday following May’s resignation as top Tory, it seems like a good time to refresh your memory of the runners and riders who are hoping to win the support of party MPs and members over the coming weeks. 

So how well (if at all) do you know the Tory leadership candidates? There’s only one way to find out. 

We'll begin with an easy one. He's widely seen as the man to beat, but who is this protester impersonating?
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Mark Harper
Boris Johnson
Jo Johnson
Dominic Raab
An old Etonian, this candidate has attracted attention for admitting to smoking opium at a wedding in Iran.
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Boris Johnson
Peter Bone
Rory Stewart
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
She resigned from the race to become Tory leader in 2016, but is now taking another shot at it - but who is she?
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Andrea Leadsom
Margaret Thatcher
Jo Swinson
Nadine Dorries
Donald Trump said he didn't know him when asked about his leadership bid this week - but do you have a better memory than the US president?
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Jeremy Hunt
Michael Gove
Michael Cohen
David Miliband
This candidate has a photo of Margaret Thatcher on his office wall. His name is....
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Daniel Kawczynski
Sajid Javid
David Davis
Philip Hammond
Both of these men are running to be Tory leader, both have been health secretary but only one is known for his Latin American dance skills...
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Matt Hancock
Jeremy Hunt
She's one of the biggest advocate for a no-deal Brexit...
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Emily Thornberry
Theresa May
Esther McVey
Anna Soubry
He once accused Leo Varadkar of leaking details of a private meeting to the media. Remember his name?
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Dominic Grieve
Dominic Raab
Stephen Barclay
Simon Coveney
A little more obscure - who's this?
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Sam Gyimah
Marcus Fysh
James Brokenshire
Peter Aldous
And finally, no one gives him much chance of winning - but can you name him?
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Kit Malthouse
Mark Harper
Ian Duncan Smith
James Cleverly
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