Johnson could be running for prime minister for a second time...
A number of Conservative MPs are reportedly gearing up to be the country's next leader...
'This country has got an incredible future and has everything going for it'
For now, Burnham said his role as mayor remains his top priority
He will make a statement later today
Critics have cast doubt on the government's ability to successfully carry out the scheme, however
An announcement is expected later this evening
New photos show the Prime Minister raising a glass during an alleged leaving party in November 2020