07/10/2012 22:46 BST

Conservative Leadership: Who Follows Dave? Top Ten Contenders

Seeing as we wildly speculated about who could succeed Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband based on no evidence that their positions as party leaders were under threat, it is only fair to do the same for David Cameron.

Who are the Top Ten candidates to succeed the prime minister as leader of the Conservative Party? Warning: This list is entirely serious, well thought through and in-depth.