Another setback for Boris Johnson: Tory MP Chris Skidmore submits letter of...

Chris Skidmore has submitted a letter of no confidence to Graham Brady - chair of the 1922 Committee or Conservative Private Members' Committee. This comes amid a flurry of resignations from Boris Johnson's cabinet. UK Prime Minister has become the cynosure of criticism following the resignation of his own MPs over his conduct.
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6 hours ago

UK government faces new boozy scandal as deputy whip quits

Britain's deputy chief whip resigns from his post after drunken incident. Chris Pincher's role was to maintain discipline among Tory members of Parliament. Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces calls on Friday to expel him from the Conservative Party. The Sun reported that Pinchher groped two men Wednesday night at a private members club in London.
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5 days ago

Triple blow for UK PM Boris Johnson as Tory chief quits after by-election defeats

Recent polls seen as a de facto referendum on Johnson’s leadership. Party chairman Oliver Dowden resigns in wake of partygate scandal. Tories lost Wakefield in north of England to Labour Party and Tiverton and Honiton in southern England. Comes as Tories lose a solid majority in Tivertons and Honitons. Party's chairman and one of Johnson's close allies resign as party chairman.
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1 weeks ago

Despite trust vote win, UK PM loses authority

Boris Johnson survived the Tory leadership battle with 41 per cent of Tory MPs voting against him. His 211-148 victory means that less than a third of the House of Commons supports him now. He cannot be challenged within his party for at least a year and that should give him leeway in deciding whether to call for early polls.
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4 weeks ago

British PM Boris Johnson faces no-confidence vote over party-gate scandal

Conservative MPs begin casting ballots in a no-confidence vote in Boris Johnson. The vote could end in his immediate removal as party leader and signal the end of his time in power. Johnson is fighting for his political survival following the Partygate scandal. He requires a majority of his 359 Tory MPs to back him to remain in office.
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4 weeks ago

UK: Who could replace Boris Johnson as next PM if Tory leader loses...

Tory MPs set to vote on Boris Johnson's leadership on Monday night. More than 54 MPs have submitted letters expressing their dissatisfaction with his leadership. If a majority of his party votes in favour of him, Johnson will be protected from further challenges for a year. However, a leadership contest will be triggered if the UK PM fails to garner majority of party's votes. There are several prominent leaders who could replace Johnson as PM.
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4 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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4 weeks ago