This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Rejected petition Call a general election once a new leader of the Conservative Party is chosen

In light of the unprecedented situation the UK is in after the EU referendum, and given the fact that the next election is not scheduled until 2020, no new Tory leader will have democratic legitimacy to be Prime Minister without a fresh general election.

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