Conservative MPs provided the party’s Parliamentary chair with enough no confidence letters to trigger a vote today, Sir Graham Brady announced this morning. The 1922 committee leader set up a speedy ballot for June 6 allowing disaffected party members to voice their opinions via a vote that could potentially oust Boris Johnson. Results from that ballot have now arrived, with new implications for the country’s Government.
Did Boris Johnson win?
No confidence ballots require a majority of MPs to vote for or against their party leader.
Mr Johnson needed to gain at least 50 percent plus one vote to stay in office, meaning 18p in total.
MPs voted from 6pm, and Sir Graham has unveiled the results of their ballot.
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