UK Conservatives lose two by-elections, dealing blow to PM Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party was defeated in two parliamentary by-elections on Friday after a historic collapse in support. The losses suggest that the electoral coalition Johnson brought together at the 2019 national election may be fracturing after months of scandal and amid a growing cost-of-living crisis. Johnson has come under intense pressure to resign after he was fined for breaking Covid-19 lockdown rules.
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1 weeks ago

UK by-elections might put Boris Johnson in difficult position as Tories at...

By-elections are taking place in Tiverton and Honiton and Wakefield, which could cost the ruling Conservative Party two additional seats. The sitting Conservative MPs resigned from both seats over the scandal of MPs Imran Ahmad Khan and Neil Parish. A British government losing two by-electionions on the same day would be unprecedented in 30 years.
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1 weeks ago

Boris Johnson wins no-confidence vote: but the margin will make him nervous

Boris Johnson survives a 'no-confidence' vote by 211 votes to 148 votes against his leadership. But margin of victory is smaller (as a percentage of all Conservative MPs) than that achieved by his predecessor Theresa May in 2019, six months before she resigned and he won the support of the majority of the Conservative Party.
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3 weeks ago

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson survives no-confidence vote

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survives a confidence vote on Monday. A rebellion by 148 of his 359 Conservative Party lawmakers dealt a serious blow to his authority. A majority of the Conservatives’ lawmakers – at least 180 – would have had to vote against Johnson for him to be removed.
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3 weeks ago

Angry UK lawmakers trigger confidence vote in Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a no-confidence vote on Monday night. Growing number of lawmakers in governing Conservative Party question Johnson's flagging authority. Johnson has been under growing pressure over 'partygate' scandal. Report documented alcohol-fuelled parties at the heart of power when Britain was under strict lockdowns to tackle Covid-19.
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3 weeks ago

UK PM Boris Johnson to face no-confidence vote over partygate scandal

UK's embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a vote of confidence in his leadership of the Conservative Party, the chair of the 1922 Committee announced on Monday. Sir Graham Brady said the threshold of 15 per cent of the Tory parliamentary party, or 54 MPs, seeking such a vote has been met and it will place on Monday evening in the House of Commons.
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3 weeks ago

British Prime Minister Johnson to face confidence vote

Boris Johnson will face a vote of confidence in his leadership of the Conservative Party on Monday. The vote follows weeks of disquiet within the ruling Conservative Party. Johnson has been struggling to turn a page on months of ethics scandals. If he wins, he will be safe from another challenge for a year.
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3 weeks ago

Conservative Party To Vote In No-Confidence Motion Against UK PM Boris Johnson

The threshold of 15% of the parliamentary party seeking a vote of confidence in the leader of the Conservative Party has been exceeded. A ballot will be held between 1800 and 2000 on Monday evening. The votes will be counted immediately afterwards. An announcement will be made at a time to be advised.
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